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Instruction Modules

Module 1 & 2: Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview (1 or 3 hour options)

This module provides an overview of the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act, including a detailed look at the seven technical requirements. It supplies participants key information and resources needed to successfully understand and comply with the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act.

The Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview module is offered both at a high level in a one hour session and a more comprehensive three hour session. 

What is Covered? 

  • History of the Fair Housing Act 
  • Fair Housing Act scoping and coverage 
  • Related disability rights laws 
  • Seven design and construction technical requirements 
  • Resources to aid in compliance. 

Who Should Attend? 

  • Anyone with an interest in the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act 
  • Attorneys 
  • Architects and Designers 
  • Civil Engineers and Landscape Architects 
  • Contractors 
  • Developers and Builders 
  • Disability and Housing Advocates 
  • Enforcement Officials 
  • Housing Consumers 
  • Property Owners and Managers 

How Will You Benefit? You will: 

  • Increase your understanding of the Fair Housing Act and its accessibility requirements 
  • Enhance your knowledge of related disability rights laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act 
  • Gain specific knowledge of the seven design and construction requirements 
  • Learn strategies for compliance 
  • Obtain resources to aid you in compliance 

Module 1: Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview (3 hour version)

  Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview (3 hour version) (PDF, 10907K) (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

Module 2: Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview (1 hour version)

  Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Overview (1 hour version) (PDF, 3786K) (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

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