Common Design and Construction Violations and Solutions
This curriculum examines the most common design and construction violations of the Fair Housing Act and offers appropriate remedies for correcting these problems. Participants will be provided with practical and feasible solutions to the most common mistakes that can be made during design and construction.
Time to Complete: 90 minutes
What is Covered?
- Overview of the seven design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act
- Common violations of each of the seven design and construction requirements
- Effects that violations have on persons with disabilities
- Actions to take to correct and avoid common violations
Who Should Attend?
- Developer and Builders
- Disability and Housing Advocates
- Enforcement Agencies
- Property Owners and Managers
How Will You Benefit? You will:
- Enhance your knowledge of the seven design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act
- Learn how to identify violations, avoid violations, and ultimately fix a violation with realistic solutions
- Gain an awareness of the effects of non-compliance on persons with disabilities
- Obtain resources to aid you in compliance
Common Design and Construction Violations and Solutions (PDF, 3533K)
Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST has been contracted by HUD to provide information, materials, and technical assistance to all relevant stakeholders about the accessibility design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act as amended in 1988. However, Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST is not responsible for enforcement of the Fair Housing Act. The information, materials, and technical assistance are intended solely as informal guidance and are neither a determination of legal responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act nor binding on any agency with enforcement responsibility under the Fair Housing Act.