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Module 9: Common Design and Construction Violations and Solutions (1 hour, 30 minutes)

This module 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.

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?

  • Advocates 
  • 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, 3533 K)
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