05/05/2020 – Complying with Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements – Syracuse, NY

Seminar Agenda

Presented by Kristi J. Avalos
8:30-9:15           Fair Housing Act Design Standards Development and Application
                              Fair Housing Act overview
                              Laws and standards related to accessible design
                              ANSI A117.1 (2009) accessibility standards
                              Impact of Americans with Disabilities Act standards and building codes
                              Covered buildings
                              Types of disabilities addressed by guidelines
9:15-10:30          Accessible Building Entrance on an Accessible Route
                               Building sites
                               Public transit and parking
                               Accessible exterior routes
                               Accessible entrances
                               Buildings with and without elevators
10:30-10:45       Break
 
10:45-11:45        Accessible and Usable Public and Common Use Areas
                               Covered public and common use areas
                               Exterior public spaces
                               Exterior and interior parking
                               Interior common use areas: lobbies, recreational areas, bathrooms,
                                           showers and kitchen facilities
                                   
11:45-12:45        Lunch
 
12:45-1:45          Usable Doors and Accessible Interior Routes
                               Main entry doors, secondary doors and closet doors
                               Accessible routes into and through covered units
                               Route widths and floor levels
1:45-3:15             Accessible Environmental Controls and Grab Bars
                               Electrical outlets and controls
                               HVAC controls
                               Locations for grab bars
                               Reinforcing locations for grab bars
 
3:15-3:30             Break
 
3:30-4:30            Usable Kitchens and Bathrooms
                                Clear floor space at kitchen appliances
                                Kitchen, appliances, cabinets, counters and pantries
                                Which bathrooms, fixtures must comply?
                                Clear bathroom floor space requirements
                                Bathroom fixtures, cabinets and grab bars

Date

May 05 2020

Time

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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