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Webinar 3: Dwelling Unit Requirements (1 hour, 30 minutes)

The purpose of this webinar is to present an in-depth overview of the technical standards and specifications that meet the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act for dwelling unit interiors. The webinar is intended for stakeholders in the design and construction industry. It provides technical specifications in sufficient depth to engage practitioners in an intense 1.5-hour webinar, offering practical information that can be applied immediately in the workplace. Although the target audiences are primarily technical in nature, the material is designed and presented such that all stakeholders trained will acquire a greater understanding of the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act for dwelling unit interiors.

What is Covered?

  • History of the Fair Housing Act
  • Standards for compliance
  • Fair Housing Act scoping and coverage
  • Five design and construction technical requirements for dwelling unit interiors
  • Resources to aid in compliance

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects and Designers
  • Testers
  • Contractors
  • Developers and Builders
  • Enforcement Officials
  • Disability & Housing Advocates

How Will You Benefit? You will:

  • Increase your understanding of the Fair Housing Act and its accessibility requirements
  • Gain specific technical knowledge of the five design and construction requirements that affect dwelling unit interiors
  • Learn strategies for compliance
  • Obtain resources to aid you in compliance

  Dwelling Unit Requirements (PDF, 5059 K) (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

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