Fair Housing – Are You Covered?

Fair Housing – Are You Covered?

Course Description: The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 (FHA), among other federal accessibility laws, requires that newly constructed multifamily residential buildings be designed and constructed to provide access to people with disabilities. A violation of these federal laws perpetuates discriminatory housing practices. This presentation will showcase lessons learned as a result of the presenters real world experience working on thousands of dwelling units and common areas subject to the FHA.

Learning Objectives:

    Learn the general scoping requirements of all federal accessibility laws
    Learn the technical criteria referenced by each the federal accessibility laws
    Learn the safe harbors for fair housing compliance
    Learn the seven design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act
    Learn common violations of Fair Housing requirements
    Learn realistic solutions to common design and construction errors

Credit: 1 LU HSW