Instructor: Bonnie Prinse
Credit Hours: 2.00

Approval Number: 0009806
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Course Description


Florida CILB Course Approval Number: 0009806

Florida BCAIB Course Approval Number: 0009806

2 (Two) Hours General or 2 (two) hours AOA

This course provides an overview of the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act, including a detailed look at the seven technical requirements. It supplies participants key information and resources needed to successfully understand and comply with the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act.

OUTLINE AND TIMELINE
Introduction
Overview of Disability Rights Laws
The Fair Housing Act’s Coverage
Consequences of Non-Compliance
Requirement 1: Accessible Building Entrance
Requirement 2: Accessible Public and Common Use Areas
Requirement 3: Usable Doors
Requirement 4: Accessible Route in the Covered Unit
Requirement 5: Controls in Accessible Locations
Requirement 6: Reinforced Walls for Grab Bars
Requirement 7: Usable Kitchens and Bathrooms
Strategies for Compliance



Course Objectives


Upon completion of the course, contractors, design professionals and building code administrators, inspectors and plans examiners will be able to: Describe the Fair Housing Act’s design and construction requirements, identify other disability rights laws that may apply to housing, describe the consequences that may occur for noncompliance with the accessibility laws, list the types of properties that are subject to the Fair Housing Act, apply the Fair Housing Act technical requirements to future design and construction and utilize concepts and resources to achieve compliance with the Fair Housing Act.



FH001



Instructor Bio


Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”



Other Approvals


Florida Building Code Professional (BCAIB): 0009806
Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC): 000001
Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB): CILB-0009806
Kansas Contractors: FCILB-0009806
Idaho Building Contractors: CILB-0009806
Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) - Commercial: FCILB-0009806
Florida Home Inspector Licensing Program: 0009806
American Institute of Architects (AIA): J607LGL07