December 22, 2020

Military Times: Private military housing companies face questions about military families with disabled members

Two senators are pressing privatized housing companies for extensive details on their treatment of military families with disabled members who need accessible housing.

Some private companies that have partnered with the Defense Department “do not appear to be following federal laws that protect persons with disabilities,” according to letters sent Dec. 18 to top executives of six companies, signed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C.

Citing the findings of a small online survey released in July by the nonprofit Military Housing Advocacy Network, the senators asked the executives for details about each of their military housing communities by Jan. 15.


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By:  Karen Jowers
Source: Military Times