Housing providers are responsible for a complex array of guidance, statutory language, and building codes regarding accessibility in apartment communities. Below are resources to help shed light on the current state of regulatory and compliance requirements as they relate to accessible design and construction in rental housing. Please remember this does not constitute legal or operational advice, and to contact a licensed attorney for advice.
Apartment communities must comply with the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and fair housing laws. The apartment industry supports the goals of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is committed to creating communities that are accessible to people with disabilities.
NAA Accessible Design and Construction Toolkit Now Available! This e-book informs industry professionals of their responsibilities according to fair housing laws which require rental housing providers to keep their physical properties accessible to disabled persons.