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Matt Serres, Staff Attorney

Matt helps assert the rights of Oregonians who are having difficulty getting or keeping a job because of disability-related barriers and are seeking or receiving employment services from the following agencies: Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Independent Living (IL) centers, Oregon Commission for the Blind vocational services, and Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation programs. He also assists Oregonians… Continue Reading Matt Serres, Staff Attorney


Know Your Rights: Service animals & rental housing

Frequently Asked Questions What’s the difference between service animals, companion animals, assistance animals, therapy animals, and emotional support animals? Which ones can I have at my home? The terms service animal, assistance animal, emotional support animal, comfort animal, and therapy animal mean the same thing under the Fair Housing Act. The Act bars housing discrimination… Continue Reading Know Your Rights: Service animals & rental housing