What is a Disability?

An individual with a disability is:

  1. Any person who has a physical, mental, or developmental impairment that limits one or more major life activities, such as caring for oneself, manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning;
  2. Any person with a record of such an impairment; or
  3. Any person regarded as having such an impairment.
Alcoholism and past illegal drug use are considered disabilities.  Disability does not include current illegal use of a controlled substance.
Federal and state fair housing laws prohibit housing discrimination of any sort against persons with disabilities.