A reasonable accommodation is a change, exception, or adjustment to a rule, policy, practice, or service that may be necessary for a person with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling, including public and common use spaces, or to fulfill their program obligations.
Any change in the way things are customarily done that enables a person with disabilities to enjoy housing opportunities or to meet program requirements is a reasonable accommodation. In other words, reasonable accommodations eliminate barriers that prevent persons with disabilities from fully participating in housing opportunities.
Since rules, policies, practices, and services may have a different effect on persons with disabilities than on other persons, treating persons with disabilities exactly the same as others will sometimes deny persons with disabilities an equal opportunity to enjoy a dwelling or participate in the program. Not all persons with disabilities will have a need to request a reasonable accommodation. However, all persons with disabilities have a right to request or be provided a reasonable accommodation at any time.
Please read the City Ordinance below for the details regarding the request process prior to submitting a request.
Any person who requests reasonable accommodation may do so on an application form provided below. An applicant includes any individual with a disability, his or her representative or a developer or provider of housing for persons with a disability.
Requests forms should be submitted to the City Clerk's Office and will be routed to the appropriate department as necessary. Forms can be submitted in the following ways:
- US Mail or Drop Off at: 125 3rd Avenue North, South St. Paul, MN 55075
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions, please call 651-554-3204