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Fair Housing: An Architect’s Guide

Fair Housing: An Architect’s Guide

Course Description: When designing and constructing accessible buildings, it’s all about the details. This presentation will highlight common oversights architects can make when incorporating the accessibility requirements of the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHA) into plan development. Peter Stratton, Senior Vice President, Director of Accessibility Compliance and Consulting with Steven Winter Associates will share practical experience gained from conducting countless plan reviews and field inspections and offer practical solutions for avoiding oversights made during all stages of the project cycle. Learn how to avoid common violations before they occur!

Learning Objectives:

    Understand a basic overview of the FHA Accessibility Requirements
    Identify typical accessibility oversights made during design and construction
    Properly detail and specify plans to ensure accessibility compliance is achieved
    Properly detail and specify plans to ensure accessibility compliance is achieved

Instructor: Peter Stratton, Senior VP, Director of Accessibility Compliance & Consulting, Steven Winter Associates
Credit: 1.0 AIA CEU