In Provo, Utah, Braley Dodson writes at The Daily Herald:
“When we go apartment hunting with kids, a lot of the landlords want BYU students because they have these expectations of how BYU students act and their standards,” said Kari Bushman, off-campus housing specialist at ScenicView Academy, a nonprofit school in Provo that helps people on the spectrum adjust to adult life. “That is their ideal renter, although they are not necessarily BYU-approved housing.”
When someone on the spectrum may look a little different and seem a little different, it can be hard to charm a landlord into offering a lease.
“It is unintentional discrimination of, I have a one-bedroom apartment and I have to choose between the cute little BYU couple and this guy who weirded me out,” Bushman said.