Dwelling Unit Requirements
The purpose of this webinar is to present an in-depth overview of the technical standards and specifications that meet the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act for dwelling unit interiors. The webinar is intended for stakeholders in the design and construction industry. It provides technical specifications in sufficient depth to engage practitioners in an intense 1.5-hour webinar, offering practical information that can be applied immediately in the workplace. Although the target audiences are primarily technical in nature, the material is designed and presented such that all stakeholders trained will acquire a greater understanding of the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act for dwelling unit interiors.
Time to Complete: 90 minutes
What is Covered?
- History of the Fair Housing Act
- Standards for compliance
- Fair Housing Act scoping and coverage
- Five design and construction technical requirements for dwelling unit interiors
- Resources to aid in compliance
Who Should Attend?
- Architects and Designers
- Developers and Builders
- Enforcement Officials
- Disability & Housing Advocates
How Will You Benefit? You will:
- Increase your understanding of the Fair Housing Act and its accessibility requirements
- Gain specific technical knowledge of the five design and construction requirements that affect dwelling unit interiors
- Learn strategies for compliance
- Obtain resources to aid you in compliance
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.