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Construction Errors in Multifamily Housing related to Accessibility Requirements

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    $60 for BSA members ($120 for non-members)

This presentation will address the challenges developers, architects, and contractors face when developing multifamily housing projects in relation to federal and local accessibility requirements. As the environment becomes more litigious, even the smallest discrepancies are cited. During construction, this dimension can be a small as a 1/4" variation. The session will address common construction errors related to accessibility requirements in both the dwelling units and the amenity spaces. This will include when errors first become known on a project and how to successfully address and correct the issues.

Lisa Pilorz LEED AP BD+C, senior access planner, Kessler McGuinness and Associates

For those who qualify, 2.0 LU/HSWs are available.

This session is part of the BSA Summer CE Workshop series, which provides opportunities to earn HSW credits before the state licensing deadline on August 31. Stay up to date on industry issues with these professional workshops, offered Monday, August 14 through Friday, August 18, 2017. BSA members save 50 percent and have their credits reported on their AIA transcript.