Happy Fair Housing Month! This April marks the 47th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the FHA into law, making it illegal to discriminate in the sale or rental of housing, among other transactions, based on race, religion, color, sex, and national origin. However, it wasn’t […]
Author Archive for: Victoria Lanteigne
About Victoria Lanteigne
Victoria Lanteigne is a Senior Accessibility Consultant with Steven Winter Associates. She has a background in civil rights and has been working on accessibility issues for the bulk of her career. Victoria enjoys eyeing the homes in Dwell magazine and is currently undertaking the challenge of making a small space functional for two in Washington, DC.
Entries by Victoria Lanteigne
As a resident of Washington, D.C. for nearly ten years, I’ve spent a fair amount of time frequenting the city’s burgeoning restaurant scene. Much like my fellow Accessibility Consultants at SWA, even when we’re off the clock, we notice structural violations of federal accessibility laws on a daily basis. I would love to say that […]