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Stepping Thru – Accessible Public Multi-Family Residential Facilities

Date:
October 19
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:
CA
Host:
AIA Los Angeles

Summary

Learning Units: 5 Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) Health|Safety|Welfare Units

An overview of publicly supported multi-family residential facilities and the differing requirements of regulations and codes. We will look at the various components found within dwelling units and social service center establishment sleeping accommodations, including kitchens and bathrooms. Multi-family residential is one of the more complex building types. Depending on when the facility was initially built and the funding, you can have a number of different regulations for one project such as the ADA Standards, the FHA, UFAS, and California Building Codes both 11A and 11B. We will also touch upon alterations and transition plans and how this impacts multi-family housing projects.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand what is public multi-family residential and which regulations apply
  • Review alteration and new construction requirements for the dwelling units
  • Learn about specific requirements for kitchens and bathrooms within dwelling units
  • Overview CA senior housing requirements and social service center establishment sleeping accommodation requirements

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