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November 19, 2020 Quizzle

Question One

A tenant at Whispering Hollow apartments asks the property manager for permission to have an assistance animal.  The tenant has a mobility disability and cannot hear very well.  Whispering Hollow apartments has a no pet policy.  The tenant’s request is:

A. Reasonable Modification
B. Not Valid
C. Reasonable Accommodation
D. Allowed under ADA

Answer: C. A reasonable accommodation


Question Two

Mr. Jones owns a four unit building.  He lives in one unit and rented the three remaining units to male tenants.  These three units are always rented to male applicants because Mr. Jones believes he can rent the units to anyone he wants to.  Mr. Jones renting these units to only men is an example of:

A. Fair Housing violation
B. Mrs. Murphy’s Exemption
C. Reasonable Accommodation
D. Closed door policy

Answer: B. Mrs. Murphy’s Exemption


Question Three

The manager at Open Air Townhomes (a LIHTC property) requires the tenant in unit 303 to pay his rent only in money order (no check).  The manager requires this only for units receiving rental assistance through the PHA (voucher).  The tenant in unit 303 receives rental assistance through the PHA.  The manager believes households who receive rental assistance cannot be trusted to pay with a check.  This policy is an example of what prohibited act?

A. Discriminatory terms & conditions
B. Steering
C. Falsely denying availability
D. None of the above

Answer: A. Discriminatory terms & conditions

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