The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity will provide a virtual training on the design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) on May 16, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (ET). This session will provide an overview of the technical standards and specifications that meet the accessibility requirements of the FHA. Presenters will discuss the history of the FHA, scoping and coverage standards for FHA compliance, the seven design and construction technical requirements, and practical knowledge for application. Presenters will also offer resources to aid in compliance for accessibility. The training session is intended for stakeholders in the design and construction industry, but all stakeholders are encouraged to attend to acquire a greater understanding of the accessibility requirements of the FHA.
The training session is free, but registration is required on HUD’s Accessibility First Training The Design and Construction Requirements of the FHA: Technical Overview Part 2 registration webpage. Questions and comments may be submitted on the session’s registration page. For more information, contact FairHousingFirst@hud.gov.