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  • 39th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18-22, 2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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HUD's Accessibility Toolkit: Enhancing Housing Accessibility

Description
Housing accessibility plays a pivotal role in affirming the civil rights of and promoting inclusivity and equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity's Accessibility Toolkit is a comprehensive resource that addresses best practices for compliance with federal housing accessibility requirements while also delving into utilization of enhanced accessibility features, including smart technology, digital accessibility, and universal design. This presentation aims to introduce readers to the key components of the toolkit and its relevance to various stakeholders in housing policy and advocacy, design, and construction. Through a detailed discussion of the HUD's Accessibility Toolkit, this presentation delves into its key features and components. The toolkit encompasses a wide array of tools, guidelines, and resources designed to enhance accessibility in housing. Overall, the presentation underscores the significance of HUD’s Accessibility Toolkit in advancing the landscape of housing accessibility, advocates for its wider adoption and use, and emphasizes its potential to transform accessibility landscapes and foster greater inclusivity.  
Audience
  • Higher Education
  • Disability Specific
  • Government
  • Research & Development
  • Transportation
Audience Level
Intermediate  
Session Summary (Abstract)
This session will introduce HUD's Accessibility Toolkit, offering best practices for compliance with federal accessibility requirements and discussing enhanced accessibility solutions to create inclusive living spaces for persons with disabilities.  
Primary Topic
Law, Compliance, and Policy  
Secondary Topics
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Independent Living
 
Session Type
General Track  

Presenters

  • Tiffany Johnson
    HUD
  • William Lynch
    HUD
  • Lynn Grosso
    HUD
  • Rex Pace
    HUD

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