ID: Picture of an elevator with an "out of order" sign taped on it. Below the photo it reads "proposed bills would address long-term elevator outages in apartment buildings" and the Oakland County Times logo appears in the corner.
“People with disabilities and older adults deserve to be safe and comfortable in their homes. This legislation will ensure that landlords do their due diligence in terms of planning ahead for elevator disruptions, timely repairs, and communication, as well as meeting accommodation needs of residents with mobility disabilities,” said Dessa Cosma, executive director of Detroit Disability Power. “This is an important step toward safer and more accessible housing for Michiganders, which is currently severely lacking.”