Handicap Status

Definition:   A protected class as defined in the Fair Housing Act and the American with Disabilities Act consisting of a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.

Pronunciation:   \ˈhan-di-ˌkap, -dē-\ \ˈstā-təs, ˈsta-\

Used in a Sentence:   Landlords may not refuse to rent to an individual based on their handicap status.

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