OREGON – Salem family accuses homeowner’s association of discrimination
KTVZ.COM: Salem family accuses homeowner’s association of discrimination
January 14, 2016
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A family is suing their former homeowner’s association because they weren’t allowed to park a motor home in their driveway for their disabled daughter.
The Statesman Journal in Salem reports (http://stjr.nl/1PdGUwo ) that Gary and Renee Kuhn have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the McNary Estates homeowner’s association, in Keizer, saying it violated fair housing laws.
The Kuhns’ daughter suffers from severe bowel incontinence and needs to be near a toilet at all times. Medical providers recommended the 33-year-old daughter travel in a mobile home. When the Kuhns asked for an exception to the rule banning motor homes in driveways, they were denied.
The Kuhns sold their home and moved as a result.
The lawsuit asks the court to order the homeowner’s association to implement a plan to provide equal access to people with disabilities. Read: