FHA Design and Construction Bethpage NY

Don't fall for the most common misconceptions of the FHA design and construction requirements in Bethpage. Follow these 10 tips to ensure you're on the right track. Read on and find more information!

Local Companies

NEW YORK CITY BEST CONSTRUCTION CORP.
347-26-9950
25 BEECHWOOD PLACE
Massapequa Park, NJ
Norman Glavas Architects
(516)365-5111
162 Boulder Rd.
Manhasset, NY
Louis F. Baldino Architects
97 Pine Hollow Road
Oyster Bay, NY
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY
Michael Anthony D'Aconti Architects
5036 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
James Fleming, Architect
11 Alden Road,Apartment 1E
Larchmont, NY
Barbara Nadel Architect
69-39 Yellowstone Boulevard,No. 419
Forest Hills, NY
Enspire Design Group, PLLC
700-A Koehler Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY
Joseph J. Chearmonte Architect
2752 Grand Avenue
Bellmore, NY
Data Provided by:
    

Provided By:

Edited By Rachel Z. Azoff

Meeting the accessible design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act can be easier said than done. Unfortunately, many developers don't realize they are in noncompliance until they receive a complaint or-even worse-news of a lawsuit.

"Understanding and implementing the requirements of the FHA, from design through construction, is critical to protect yourself," says Douglas J. Anderson, a partner with Chicago-based LCM Architects. "Accessibility is often measured in inches-and sometimes to a quarter of an inch. Careful attention to detail can mean the difference between FHA compliance and an FHA lawsuit."

Here, Anderson offers his list of 10 areas of common misconception when it comes to FHA design and construction.

1. State and Local Code Compliance

Many designers or owners assume that if they are in compliance with state and/or local codes, they automatically meet or exceed HUD's fair housing requirements. In general, most state or local codes do not meet or exceed HUD's interpretation of the FHA requirements in all areas, and the issuance of a permit or certificate of occupancy for state or local codes provides no assurance that the development meets the FHA requirements.

2. FHA Covered Units

For a typical site, the law applies to all ground-floor units in multifamily walk-up buildings with four or more units and all units in multifamily elevator buildings with four or more units.

Click here to read full article from Multi-Family Home

Related Articles
- Floating a Pergola in Place Bethpage NY
Built by Joseph Cracco and his company, Modern Yankee Builders of Cumberland, R.I., this pergola is 78 feet long: 60 feet is curved and supported by steel columns, and 18 feet (the construction of which is another story) runs along the screened porch.
- How to Choose a Grout Vibrator Bethpage NY
- Hand-Held Power Saws Bethpage NY
- How Masonry Buildings Resist Earthquakes Bethpage NY
- Franchise Fundamentals Bethpage NY
- Framing Square Bethpage NY
- Green Construction Bethpage NY
- High Cement Content Problems Bethpage NY
- Graphisoft EcoDesigner Bethpage NY
- Grout Pumps Bethpage NY
Related Local Event
Long Island Building & Facility Maintenance Show
Dates: 5/5/09 - 5/8/20
Location: David S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex - Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
View Details