K&A’s Stephen L. Schoch Talks FHA Noncompliance with Construction DIVE

Posted on: February 29th, 2016 by Jeffrey Miller No Comments

Stephen L. Schoch

“Accessibility to housing—regardless of race, age, religion or disability—is a cornerstone of American life and is something many take for granted. While attention is often focused on the high-profile, anti-discriminatory provisions of the Fair Housing Act (FHA)—also known as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968—the measure also provides construction requirements for most multifamily buildings or complexes with more than four units for sale or rent. And depending on the size of the building and how many units are involved, the ramifications for noncompliance can be costly for developers and owners.”

—Excerpt from The Civil Rights of Construction Codes: Lessons from Harsh Consequences of FHA Noncompliance, by Kim Slowey

02.29.2016 — Stephen L. Schoch, AIA, LEED®AP BD+C, and Managing Principal here at K&A, recently spoke to Construction DIVE’s Kim Slowey on the accessibility to housing, the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the ramifications of noncompliance.

You can read the full interview here—Construction DIVE Online


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