An apartment complex tenant (not in SC) with mobility issues sued the landlord for fair housing violations. The apartment complex had a grill but required walking to the pool and grill area. Tenants wanted a grill on their patio. Landlord denied. Court denied.

Call the hotline if this issue arises in SC.

Takeaway = reasonable accommodations test in that jurisdiction:

  • • reasonable; and
  • • necessary to provide them with an equal opportunity to use and enjoy the dwelling.

Posted by: Byron King on 08/04/22 (This information is only accurate as of 08/04/22. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 08/04/22 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at or email byron at

This information is not legal advice. This information is intended only to provide general information and may not be relied upon as specific legal guidance. Legal counsel should always be consulted before acting in reliance on this information.