Apartment Manager Asks Me To Give Up My Parking Spot For A Disabled Woman. Then, Things Escalate.

Alfe Mercado
Parking spot
Unsplash | Brydon McCluskey

A man was asked by his apartment manager to give up his parking spot for a disabled woman who needs two spots to park her van with a powered ramp. The man refused to give up his spot, citing his lease agreement. The disabled woman then parked her van next to his spot and called him every morning to move his car so she could park properly. The man eventually had her van towed after it was parked partially in his spot. The woman and apartment manager confronted him, but he refused to compromise. He feels bad about the situation but believes he was within his rights. AITA?

Kind gesture or unreasonable request? Parking spot dilemma for disabled woman.

Parking spot
itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Resentment arises as apartment manager requests to give up parking spot.

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Parking dilemma with disabled woman's van 🚐

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Daily early morning parking inconvenience leads to escalation 😒

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Tense confrontation ensues when apartment manager asks for favor 🤨

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Parking spot feud with a disability card. Towing threat escalation.

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

To tow or not to tow? The parking dispute continues... 🚗

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Refusing a parking spot for disabled woman leads to confrontation 👀

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Towing dispute leads to compromise disagreement 🤷‍♂️

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Tenant refuses to give up parking spot for disabled woman 🚫

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Refusing to give up parking spot leads to name-calling 😒

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Feeling guilty for not giving up parking, AITA? 🤔

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Limited parking spaces, no solution for disabled woman's request ⛔

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Firmly standing my ground on my parking spot decision 💪

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Parking spot dilemma: Disabled woman vs parked car 🤔

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Speculations about the apartment manager's behavior with other tenants. 🤔

itsmyparkingspot | itsmyparkingspot

Parking spot dispute escalates with disabled tenant. 🚗💥

A parking dispute has escalated between an apartment manager, a tenant with a disability, and another tenant who is refusing to give up their parking spot. The tenant with the disability requires two parking spots due to her van with a powered ramp, but there are no extra spots available. The tenant who initially agreed to switch spots is now refusing to give up their spot entirely, leading to tension and the blocking of the tenant's parking spot. Despite offers to reduce rent, the tenant is unwilling to compromise, leading to a heated confrontation and the eventual towing of the disabled tenant's van. The situation remains unresolved, with no clear solution in sight. Read on for reactions and comments from the community.

Commenter feels disabled woman's accommodations are not their responsibility. NTA.

HappyLucyD | HappyLucyD

Manager's lack of preparation causes parking predicament. #NTA 🅽

nolechica | nolechica

Don't let the landlord screw you over 👀👀

cyanraichu | cyanraichu

Inclusive parking solutions for disabled individuals with empathy 🅿️

TryingHerHardest | TryingHerHardest

Taking responsibility and standing up for what's right 🙌

lux_b | lux_b

Disabled parking should be provided by the apartment manager, NTA 🚫

Technical-Exchange-8 | Technical-Exchange-8

Stand your ground and demand fair compensation for your parking spot 💪

bgwa9001 | bgwa9001

Stand your ground! 💪 Don't give up your spot for entitled whiners.

Fabulous_War_8666 | Fabulous_War_8666

Management's lack of foresight inconsiderate. NTA for refusing.

psychotica1 | psychotica1

Stand up for your rights! 🤜💥 Contact the parent company and a lawyer.

drowningInSpam | drowningInSpam

Not the a**hole for not giving up parking spot 🚫🅰️

asmith1001 | asmith1001

Block the entitled manager's number! 🚫📱 NTA wins.

me230422 | me230422

Parking predicament: NTA and apartment manager needs a solution 🅿️

Aurora_96 | Aurora_96

You're in the clear! 😌 NTA - not your responsibility.

htrik | htrik

Dealing with entitled people can be hard 😐

St_Doyler | St_Doyler

Manager's lack of communication causes unnecessary inconvenience. NTA.

glimmernglitz | glimmernglitz

Not the a**hole for parking in my own spot 🚗

Ehbaybaibay | Ehbaybaibay

Don't let entitled people bully you into giving up parking 🚗

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stand your ground. Their mistake should not inconvenience you. 🚫🅰️

SoybeanArson | SoybeanArson

Commenter refuses to give up parking spot, advocates legal action.

Lab-Tech-BB | Lab-Tech-BB

Stand up for your rights! 🤜 Get legal help. ⚖️

RNBQ4103 | RNBQ4103

Complex should have informed the disabled woman about parking options. NTA 👍

Spewez | Spewez

Stand your ground, you're not the a-hole. Keep your spot! 💪

culculain | culculain

Pushback against entitled disabled individuals sparks debate 🤔

MediocreSherlock | MediocreSherlock

Being decent means being accommodating to others 🤝

ghostofkilgore | ghostofkilgore

Teaming up against the manager 🤝 Keep records and communicate via text or email 📝

Sweet_tea_vet | Sweet_tea_vet

Stand your ground and negotiate for fair compensation 💪🏼

GeologistPositive | GeologistPositive

Initial judgement overturned with passive-aggressive behavior from entitled woman 😒

ElectricPaladin | ElectricPaladin

Stand your ground! 🚫🅰️ssuming responsibility for someone else's problem is not your job.

corner_tv | corner_tv

Commenter suggests woman is partially to blame for parking dispute 💭🚗

Gary_Where_Are_You | Gary_Where_Are_You

Apartment manager's poor planning leads to unfair parking request. #NTA

hotheadnchickn | hotheadnchickn

Avoiding the responsibility? 😒 NTA for sure!

theviolethour3 | theviolethour3

Landlord fails to provide parking for disabled tenant, shifts cost to you 😒

[deleted] | [deleted]

Negotiating rent for parking spot? 💰🅿️

ktwolfman | ktwolfman

Parking spot drama: NTA for refusing to give it up.

Fragrant_Spray | Fragrant_Spray

NTA. Empathize with disabled woman, but it's your spot. 🅿️

Lori_D | Lori_D

Stand up for yourself! 🙌 NTA for not giving up spot

swedishcountryhuman | swedishcountryhuman

Stand your ground! Consider consulting a lawyer for future issues.

cantgetright10 | cantgetright10

Standing up for your rights and towing the van was necessary 🚗💪

xplantxcathx | xplantxcathx

Parking spot debate: NTA, you paid for it 💰🚗

redditposter-- | redditposter--

A former apartment manager explains the complexities of handicapped parking.

Due-Cryptographer744 | Due-Cryptographer744

Stand your ground: NTA for refusing to give up parking spot 🚫🅰️

kaismama | kaismama

Stand up for your rights! 🙌 NTA, file harassment charges.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Manager fails to provide disabled parking spot, faces legal consequences 💰

Dirty_Gurdy | Dirty_Gurdy

Productive problem-solving could have prevented this escalating parking feud 😕

Byzantine555 | Byzantine555

Disability not a pass for bullying! NTA 🚫👊

annakatt | annakatt

A simple comment, yet so fitting! 😂

[deleted] | [deleted]

Stand your ground! 🚫 Don't give up your spot for inadequate planning.

PsychologicalAd7367 | PsychologicalAd7367

OP offers to be reasonable, but disabled woman shows entitlement. #NTA 🚫♿

PessimisticPenguin_ | PessimisticPenguin_

Suggest to apartment manager to canvas tenants for alternative solutions 🤔

OneCatch | OneCatch

Know your rights! Your parking spot is part of your lease. NTA

Really_Rilee | Really_Rilee

Commenter strongly agrees with the poster's actions. 👍

brazentory | brazentory

Lazy property management causing unnecessary conflict. NTA 🤷

Kiyodai | Kiyodai

Stand your ground and call a lawyer 🤝✍️

Thewildyogi | Thewildyogi

Suggests a reasonable solution for parking spot predicament 🅿️

EncatRoska | EncatRoska

Protect your parking spot with dash cams and call the cops 🚓

v2den | v2den

Management company's broken promise causes parking predicament for disabled woman.

ZweitenMal | ZweitenMal

Parking dispute reveals incompetent apartment management and entitled tenant. 🚗

8oh8 | 8oh8

Discussion on accessibility laws for private property and ADA enforcement.

LizzyrdCE | LizzyrdCE

Manager tries to shift blame, but is it fair to tow?

AnthonyDragovic | AnthonyDragovic

Landlord's request to give up parking spot for disabled tenant unfair 🚫

Pivinne | Pivinne

Manager's broken promise leaves tenant without parking spot. NTA.

kimchi_Queen | kimchi_Queen

Standing up for your rights and the disabled community 👏

kata1811 | kata1811

Treating people with disabilities with respect goes both ways 🙌

Stinkerma | Stinkerma

Standing up for your rights is never easy. NTA 👏🏻

woman_who_dreams | woman_who_dreams

Manager violates ADA, tenant fights back, NTA 👏

kyleT_NYC | kyleT_NYC

Protect your car, protect your peace 🚗📹

Booshminnie | Booshminnie

NTA, entitled people are everywhere 🙄

SpicyHispanicWoman | SpicyHispanicWoman

Don't let the building manager off the hook! NTA 🚫🧑‍🦽

Rastavaray | Rastavaray

Stand your ground and don't be taken advantage of! ✊

I_dont_need_beer_man | I_dont_need_beer_man

Not the a**hole for refusing to give up parking spot 🚫🅰️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Suggesting offering incentives to rearrange parking spots in NTA comment.

MlmMem | MlmMem

Disability doesn't entitle you to everything 🙅‍♂️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Manager's mistake: NTA for not giving up your parking spot 😌

Zygomaticus | Zygomaticus

Stand your ground! 💪 NTA comment suggests legal action. 🔥

ImJB6 | ImJB6

Disabled parking spot dispute with entitled tenant and potential legal action.

timt7969 | timt7969

Disabled entitlement? 🤔 Updates needed! 🤞

Warking223 | Warking223

Suggesting a practical solution for the disabled woman's parking needs 🚗

aaaggghhhhhhhhh | aaaggghhhhhhhhh

Parking spot drama: paying for a spot but still NTA 😕

ChildhoodExternal962 | ChildhoodExternal962

Stand up for your rights! 🚫🚗💼 Get legal help.

AllyKalamity | AllyKalamity

Compassionate comment defends OP's right to their parking spot 🚗

theenglishcrumpet | theenglishcrumpet

Watch out for potential revenge tow-trucks 👀

Unthunkable | Unthunkable