There’s a misconception that handicap accessibility for apartments is related to ADA compliance. It’s an easy mistake to make; the ADA applies to public buildings, common areas in apartment buildings, and most units in newer apartment complexes. If you’re looking at older buildings, the ADA doesn’t necessarily apply (Learn more here).
That doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. Many apartment homes provide basic accessibility features and have one or two handicap-accessible units in their building. But what do those apartments look like? Here’s what you can expect to see in a disability apartment, and how it will help you (or the person you’re helping) in daily life. Read more.