HUSA: Department of Housing and Urban Development recognizes the IBC and ICC A117.1-2009 as Fair Housing Act safe harbors

WOBO recognises the demographic changes within the global context and supports the promotion and development of an accessible built environment.


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recognized the 2009 ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Standard and the 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2018 International Building Code (IBC) as “safe harbors” for compliance with the Fair Housing Act’s (FHA) accessibility requirements. Read more

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