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Michael Pitluck Joins LCM

LCM welcomes Michael Pitluck as an Accessibility Reviewer with strong observational and analytic skills to our FHA consulting group.   A registered architect, Pitluck has experience addressing accessibility requirements and architectural detailing in interior, residential, and commercial projects. His curiosity has fed his creative inclinations throughout his career. During his ten years of professional work …

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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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Teresita Pineda Joins LCM

Teresita joins LCM’s FHA consulting group as an Accessibility Reviewer with a multi-faceted building  perspective.   With a degree in architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology, she launched her career with a residential development, design, and construction firm. While she was involved in all aspects of a project, she developed a particular interest in the application …

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Spring 2019 Schedule for LCM’s FHA FIRST Trainings

As the Program Manager for HUD’s Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST initiative LCM conducts trainings nationwide to promote Fair Housing Act compliance. Attend one of our FREE trainings this Spring in nine cities to learn more about multifamily design and construction requirements.   Spring Training Series: San Diego, CA February 21, 2019 Washington DC March 14, 2019 Long …

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Thank You for Attending ‘The New Illinois Accessibility Code Demystified’

The new Illinois Accessibility Code is the culmination of a four-year effort to harmonize the 1997 IAC and the ADA 2010 Standards. Having participated in the revision process with a committee of representatives from the Illinois Capital Development Board and Illinois Attorney General’s Office, LCM Partner, Doug Anderson CASp, RAS has a unique perspective on and knowledge …

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FHA Client Spotlight: Focus

Scope of Services Accessibility Plan Reviews Trainings Select Projects Include: Courthouse Square Wheaton Focus Spectre 831 Emerson 1717 Ridge Reserve at Glenview With a significant portfolio of residential projects since their inception in 1993, Focus has built a strong reputation as a premier developer, general contractor, and consultant. They collaborate with LCM Architects on design and …

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Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST

Nearly 40,000,000 multifamily buildings are subject to the design and construction requirements of the Fair Housing Act. Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST is an initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote compliance. LCM is the Program Manager of  this nationwide program, which provides technical guidance to the public through a …

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FHA Client Spotlight: LMC

Select Projects Onyx Edina, Edina, MN NordHaus, Minneapolis, MN The Emerson, Oak Park, IL Marisol, Carlsbad, CA Quarry Creek, CA Marlowe River North, Chicago, IL Indigo BCS, Bloomington, MN The Brook On Janes, Bolingbrook, IL One of America’s leading homebuilders with multifamily developments throughout the country, LMC has relied on LCM Architects’ Fair Housing Act …

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