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Low Alert Overview of New Disability Rights Regulations in Public Accommodations, Effective July 1, 2017

February 7, 2017

Matthew Lango    312.744.5620

Effective July 1, 2017, the Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR) Board of Commissioners approved updated disability rights regulations under the City's Chicago Human Rights Ordinance (CHRO). These newly revised regulations, are designed to improve citywide accessibility for all residents and visitors through added clarity to existing disability protections. These changes will, in turn, help businesses make their goods and services more accessible for people with all types of disabilities. To request a presentation or for further information, please call Deputy Commissioner Lango at 312-744-5620.

Overview of New Disability Rights Regulations in Public Accommodations, Effective July 1, 2017