Stepping Thru Multi-Family Housing: An Overview of ADA Standards

  • June 10, 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • LA County Community Development Commission Board Room, 700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
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  • Please bring your student or school ID with you to the event.
  • Available for resident leaders who have participated in our LA Regional Residents United Network meetings.

Our June 2015 Workshop: Stepping Thru Multi-Family Housing - An Overview of ADA Standards

Multi-family housing is one of the more complex building types.

Depending on when the facility was built and where the funds come from and who oversees the project, you can have a multitude of different regulations. In an overview and a scoping sense we will review the ADA Standards, the FHA, UFAS, and California Building Codes both 11A and 11B and compare the requirements for each. We will also touch upon alterations and transition plans and how this affects different types of multi-family housing projects.


•Understand overall jurisdictions that have requirements for multi-family housing projects

•Review differences in the scoping between the different agencies

•Learn about some of the different dwelling unit requirements dependent upon the regulations

•Overview approaches for new construction versus existing as well as alterations

•Updates on current regulations and requirements

Janis Kent, FAIA, CASp is the Founding President of the Certified Access Specialist Institute (CASI), serving all who are involved with access in the built environment, whether in private practice or the public sector. Founded in 2009 and based in Long Beach, CA, Stepping Thru Accessibility (STA) consults with Architects, Building Owners, Developers, Property Managers, Attorneys and Tenants, assisting them to navigate their way thru accessibility issues with both the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards (ADAS) and the California Building Codes (CBC). These laws created a greater need for interpretation and understanding, as well as information on Accessibility throughout the built environment.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
LA County Community Development Commission, Board Room
700 West Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801


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