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Webinar 2: Accessible Public and Common-Use Areas (1 1/2 HSW Credit)

October 16, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


This module presents a comprehensive look at the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act related to Public and Common-Use Areas. Participants will gain insight into the technical specifications for accessible public and common-use areas and strategies for creating them. They will also strengthen their knowledge of how to provide an accessible route to the various public and common-use areas covered under the Fair Housing Act.

What is Covered?

  • The Fair Housing Act and its requirements 
  • Detailed specifications for Requirement 2: Accessible Public and Common-Use Areas 
  • Types of facilities that are considered public and common-use areas that are subject to compliance 

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects and Designers 
  • Contractors 
  • Civil Engineers and Landscape Architects 
  • Developers and Builders 
  • Disability and Housing Advocates 

How Will You Benefit? You will:

  • Increase your understanding of Fair Housing Act, Requirement 2, and related guiding principles 
  • Understand what public and common-use areas are covered by the Fair Housing Act 
  • Gain strategies and tips for designing compliant public and common-use areas 
  • Obtain resources to aid you in compliance 

 FHA FIRST is registered with the American Institute of Architects as an Continuing Education provider, architects will receive up to 1½ continuing education HSW credits per webinar.


October 16, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Fair Housing Accessibility First
(888) 341-7781


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