A woman goes about her kitchen in a wheelchair. She is white, has red hair, and wears a yellow top and beige pants.
  • Discrimination / Case Study

Providing a wheelchair ramp

You own an apartment building and one of the renters has been diagnosed with a disease that means she now is using a wheelchair. Your apartment building is old and it has several steps up…

Older man uses an inhaler for his asthma.
  • Discrimination / Case Study

Potential renter with disability pension

You are looking to rent out your basement suite. Your partner is often out of town and you are hoping to find a renter you can ask for help around the house when your partner…

Older man uses an inhaler for his asthma.
  • Discrimination / Case Study

Mould in a rental unit

You rent an apartment in a building that had its roof replaced a few years ago. Since the roof was replaced, you have noticed that your disability, which affects your breathing, has become much worse.…

A young girl pets her dog and smiles.
  • Discrimination / Case Study

Service dog accommodation for renters

You and your teenage daughter live in an apartment building that doesn’t allow pets. Your daughter has depression and anxiety. This means she often has trouble focusing, memory lapses, brain fog, difficulty planning, panic attacks…

A Black woman is in a video meeting on her laptop with four fellow colleagues.

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A portrait of a trans Asian person with blonde hair in a library
  • Discrimination / Case Study

Planning accommodations

You are starting back at your job at the public library after being off for two months with a bad back. Before returning to work your doctor provides you with information about what changes related…