Our fact sheets, guides, and videos provide information about the rights of people with disabilities under federal and state law. They also offer tips on how to navigate various public systems, how to request accommodations or modifications, and what to do if your rights are violated or you experience discrimination. We also have resources provided by the federal government, state government, and other organizations.

Use the filters or search box in the left-hand column to find the resources you need. Please note that many of our resources apply to a wide range of disabilities, so we do not categorized our resources by individual disability.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing, Service and Support Animals
Type: Guide
Source: Disability Rights NC

This guide covers the basics of fair housing, reasonable accommodations and modifications, and service and comfort animals.

Topic: Housing, Medicaid Programs, Supports for Community Living
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

TAC’s core mission focuses at the intersection of affordable housing, health care, and human services policy and systems development. Its website has numerous reports and resources, including a database of housing vouchers for people with disabilities.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing
Type: Guide
Source: Federal Government

This is a 2008 statement from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice. It provides technical assistance, including examples, regarding the rights and obligations of persons with disabilities and housing providers under the FHA relating to reasonable modifications.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

This initiative, supported by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, promotes compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. It offers detailed instruction programs, online web resources, and a toll-free information line for technical guidance and support.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

This site offers information about your rights under the Fair Housing Act and how to file a housing discrimination complaint.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

Information on initiatives, programs and policies of the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs, part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as the Multifamily Housing Complaint Line.

Topic: Accessibility, Housing, Service and Support Animals
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

This site answers frequently asked questions about the housing rights of people with disabilities, such as the responsibilities of housing providers, the right to reasonable accommodations, and the rules regarding service and assistance animals.

Topic: Housing, Service and Support Animals
Type: Guide
Source: Disability Rights NC

An explanation of the rights of tenants and homeowners to have service animals and emotional support/comfort/assistance animals in their homes and the common areas of a housing complex.

Topic: Education – K-12, Healthcare (non-Medicaid), Housing, Medicaid Programs
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

The Autism Society of North Carolina offers toolkits on a numerous education issues, as well as on health, advocacy, residential options, and available services and supports.

Topic: Accessibility, Education – K-12, Employment, Facilities – Admissions and Discharge Rights, Facilities – Protection from Abuse, Housing, Social Security, Transportation
Type: Guide, En Español
Source: Federal Government

Esta guía proporciona un resumen de las leyes federales de derechos civiles que garantizan la igualdad de oportunidades para las personas discapacitadas.