Edition: Spring 2022 Disability and Housing

In this issue we get an inside perspective on a local shelter, explore universal design, and review the laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities and their service animals. This issue also includes a featured section where we dive into the topic of divisive concepts and the role intersectionality plays in our fight for disability rights.

Recommendations for a More Inclusive Shelter System

Physical accessibility Ensure that all public areas of shelters (e.g., entrance, kitchen, bathrooms, common and sleeping areas) are accessible to participants with disabilities including vision impairments, deaf and hard of hearing, physical and mental health disabilities, severe allergies and chemical sensitivities,...