The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity will provide a virtual training on the Fair Housing Act’s Accessibility Requirements on February 14, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (ET). This session will address the coverage of the Fair Housing Act’s (FHA) disability rights protections, the technical requirements of the FHA, the safe harbors used for compliance, the consequences of non-compliance, suggestions for achieving compliance with the FHA, and available resources for compliance. Presenters will also review opportunities for continued and upcoming FHA First Accessibility Training in 2023. Architects, designers, civil engineers, builders and developers, housing program specialists, property managers and owners, and disability advocates are encouraged to attend.
The training session is free, but registration is required on HUD’s Accessibility First Training Registration webpage. Questions and comments may be submitted on the session’s registration page. For more information, contact FairHousingFirst@hud.gov.