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Fair Housing Design & Construction Accessibility Training

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New Hanover County Public Library - Main Branch

201 Chestnut Street

Wilmington, NC 28401

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The federal Fair Housing Act requires that certain multi-family housing constructed for first occupancy after March 13, 1991, contain accessibility features to enable people with disabilities to more easily use it. North Carolina's law likewise requires accessibility features in certain types of multifamily housing.

This free seminar will cover the substantive requirements of these provisions, as well as scoping requirements. Topics include:

  • Design and Construction Requirements of the Fair Housing Act: Technical Overview
  • Accessible Routes of Travel
  • Accessible Public and Common Use Areas
  • Accessible Units, including Kitchens and Bathrooms


Speaker:

Richard Duncan, MRP
Executive Director, RL Mace Universal Design Institute

Who Should Attend:

Architects, engineers, developers, builders, contractors, code officials, inspectors, attorneys.

When:

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where:

New Hanover County Public Library, 201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Cost:

Attendance at the seminar is free. However, registration is required.

Attendance includes morning coffee & donuts, as well as lunch.


Agenda:

9:30-10:00 -- Registration

10:00-10:10 -- Welcome & Opening Remarks

10:10-12:00 -- Design and Construction Requirements: Technical Overview & Requirements 1-4

12:00-1:00 -- Lunch Break (lunch provided)

1:00-2:15 -- Design and Construction Requirements: Requirements 5-7

2:15-2:30 -- Afternoon Break

2:30-3:30 -- Design and Construction Requirements: Requirements 5-7 (cont'd)


Sponsors:

Fair Housing Project of Legal Aid of North Carolina; Cape Fear Housing Coalition; North Carolina Justice Center; North Carolina Housing Coalition; AARP NC Coastal; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Food provided by AARP NC Coastal.

For more information, please contact the Fair Housing Project at info@fairhouisngnc.org or by phone at (919) 277-9020.

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Contact the Fair Housing Project at info@fairhouisngnc.org or by phone at (919) 277-9020.


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