05/18-19/2020 – Complying with Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements – Webinar

Seminar Agenda

Day 1 – Monday, May 18, 2020
11:00 am -2:00 pm CDT

Presented by Kristi J. Avalos
11:00-11:45        Fair Housing Act Design Standards Development and Application
                               Fair Housing Act overview
                               Laws and standards related to accessible design
                               ANSI A117.1 accessibility standards
                               Impact of Americans with Disabilities Act  (ADA) standards
                                                      and building codes
                               Covered buildings
                               Types of disabilities addressed by guidelines
11:45-1:00          Accessible Building Entrance on an Accessible Route
                               Building sites
                               Public transit and parking
                               Accessible exterior routes
                               Accessible entrances
                               Buildings with and without elevators
1:00-2:00          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

Day 2 – Tuesday, May 19, 2020
11:00 am – 3:00 pm CDT

Presented by Kristi J. Avalos
11:00-12:00       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
12:00-1:30        Accessible Environmental Controls and Grab Bars
                              Electrical outlets and controls
                              HVAC controls
                              Locations for grab bars
                              Reinforcing locations for grab bars
1:30-2:30            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
2:30-3:00            Case Studies of Compliant (and Non-compliant) Designs


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Hourly Schedule

May 18, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

May 19, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


May 18 2020 - May 19 2020


11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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