How to Make the Housing Market Work for Everyone August 16, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions More than a quarter of Americans have a disability of some kind. Yet less than 5% of housing in this country is accessible for people with moderately limited mobility and less than 1% is accessible to those who use wheelchairs.These are big problems for prospective homebuyers who are disabled. But the market is beginning to change for the better, thanks, in part, to the efforts of real estate agents who are Realtors.Everyone deserves access to affordable, livable homes. The Fair Housing Act explicitly prohibits disability- based discrimination in the rental, sale, or financing of residential property. The Americans with Disabilities ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!