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Instruction Modules

Module 10: Design and Construction Requirements of the Fair Housing Act: Technical Overview (3 hours)

The purpose of this training session is to present an in-depth overview of the technical standards and specifications that meet the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act. The training session is intended for stakeholders in the design and construction industry. It provides technical specifications in sufficient depth to engage practitioners in an intense 3-hour training session, 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.

What is Covered?

  • History of the Fair Housing Act
  • Standards for compliance
  • Fair Housing Act scoping and coverage
  • Seven design and construction technical requirements
  • Resources to aid in compliance

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects and Designers
  • Civil Engineers and Landscape Architects
  • Contractors
  • Developers and Builders
  • Enforcement Officials

How Will You Benefit? You will:

  • Increase your understanding of the Fair Housing Act and its accessibility requirements
  • Gain specific technical knowledge of the seven design and construction requirements
  • Learn strategies for compliance
  • Obtain resources to aid you in compliance

  The Design and Construction Requirements of the Fair Housing Act: Technical Overview (PDF, 5059 K) (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

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