May 26, 2017
Announcing the Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST program, an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designed to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program consists of a comprehensive training curriculum, as well as a toll-free information line and website designed to provide technical guidance to the public.
Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST & HUD will be providing a FREE FHA FIRST Design & Construction training in New York, NY on June 20th, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:30pm. The event is sponsored by the New York State Division of Human Rights and the training will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Building, 6th Floor Conference Center, located at 26 Federal Plaza. A flyer with complete details is attached.is would be of particular interest to developers, builders, architects, landscape architects, civil engineers, property managers, general contractors, accessibility organizations, disability rights advocates, building code officials and government agencies.
The presenter will be Doug Anderson, CASp, R.A.S.; a partner at LCM Architects. The following modules will be covered:
· Module 10 – Design and Construction Requirements of the Fair Housing Act: Technical Overview
· Module 9 – Common Design & Construction Violations & Solutions
This training will provide members with 4½ hours of AIA-approved CEU credits and training certificates will be provided without cost to anyone who requests them.
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