February 2, 2023
Source: U.S. Access Board
Free Training Event
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. and
[Repeat session] 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. (Eastern time)
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. (Eastern time). 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.
Please select your preferred time slot —either 10 AM to 11:30 AM (Eastern time) or 02:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Eastern time) on February 14, 2023.
This Fair Housing Accessibility First event will focus on training on the Fair Housing Act’s Accessibility Requirements and announcing upcoming training for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023.
What is Covered?
• Identify the coverage of the Fair Housing Act’s disability rights protections.
• Identify the technical requirements of the Fair Housing Act and the specifications for each requirement.
• Identify the safe harbors used for compliance.
• Identify the consequences of non-compliance and the reasons for complying with the Fair Housing Act’s accessibility requirements.
• Identify suggestions for achieving compliance with the Fair Housing Act, why compliance is important, and available resources for compliance.
• Identify opportunities for continued FHA First Accessibility Training.
News source: access-board.gov/news/2023/02/02/huds-office-of-fair-housing-equal-opportunity-to-provide-training-on-fair-housing-acts-accessibility-requirements