TITLE

Visitability: A Growing Trend

AUTHOR(S)
Lichter, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
PN;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the concept of visitability in single-family housing. It reveals the compliance of various building types to the accessible design standards and building codes of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) guidelines. It notes that visitability was conceptualized by Eleanor Smith who is a disability advocate and co-founder of Concrete Change. It presents the minimum requirements to achieve visitability and zero-step entrance. It cites the adoption of the concept by housing developers.
ACCESSION #
37345730

 

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