HUD's Office of Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity to Provide Training on Fair Housing Act’s Accessibility Requirements for Kitchens
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 for Kitchens on February 28, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (ET). This session will address the dimensional specifications and clearances required by Fair Housing Act (FHA) Requirement 7 for kitchens, elements of kitchen design and construction that are subject to FHA specifications and requirements, and other FHA requirements that apply to kitchens. Presenters will also review strategies and tips for creating attractive compliant kitchens. 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.