Differences between ADA & FHA

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act are both federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities but they have different accessible design and construction requirements.   Although the ADA and FHA overlap in limited circumstances, FHA regulations primarily apply to multifamily residential projects and ADA regulations primarily apply …

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Hotel ADA Compliance: Interiors and Public Spaces

When hotels update room interiors and public spaces to keep their facilities looking fresh, it is important to understand the application of Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Knowing what is and is not required can help avoid the cost and inconvenience of potential complaints or remediation work. This is the first of a two part …

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ADA Title II Transition Plan

Signed in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act is civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. Who Title II of the ADA applies to state and local governments responsible for protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the services, programs, and activities they provide. All departments, agencies, and special districts of state …

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