If you have a physical disability and currently reside or occupy an apartment (defined as more than four individual housing units) you could earn a check for $50! AccessAmerica invites members of the disability community to participate in an independent Fair Housing and Accessibility Research Study.

Interested candidates must complete an online survey to participate in the study program and currently reside in an apartment. Participation requires a willingness and ability to document your own apartment-shopping experiences and share feedback with a designated research administrator. In exchange for your participation in the study, you will receive a check for $50 once you’ve completed the survey. In some cases you might be asked to speak directly with one of our research administrators.


  • Earn a check for $50
  • Participants welcome in all 50 United States
  • All physical abilities welcome


  • Must be over 18 years of age to participate
  • Must have a physical disability
  • Must currently reside or occupy an apartment (defined as more than four individual housing units)
  • Must be willing to share your experiences with a program administrator
  • This survey is open until November 15, 2017
  • You may share this link: with other individuals who may be eligible to participate.
  • Survey is limited to 1 participant per household

If you’d like to participate, please start survey now.

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Get Assistance Now

If money or legal representation prevents you from acting on discrimination or rights violations, this program provides free financial or legal assistance.
Our volunteers review each and every request and will respond to you within 7 days.

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Creating Global Awareness

Change only occurs through awareness. Unless you or someone close to you lives with a disability, it’s easy to take mobility and access for granted. By creating global awareness, everyone can become an advocate for improving quality of life for all.

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Low Vision Resources

We break down barriers for people with sight challenges. This helpful, and even life-changing group offers resources and support, including advocacy, legal representation and financial assistance to those affected by low vision and blindness.

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Accessibility Evaluators

Join our network of advocates that conducts field research and tests accessibility. Walk public spaces in a disabled person’s shoes. If you suspect ADA violations, documenting and reporting them helps make communities accessible to all.

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