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DSA Academy Accessible Public Housing Regulations, Standards and Guidelines - San Diego, CA - August 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT, August 10, 2017   |   Organized by: California Department of General Services (DGS) - Division of the State Architect (DSA)


Date/Time: August 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: DSA San Diego Regional Office, San Diego, CA.

Description: This one-day course provides an overview of the various Federal and State regulations, standards and guidelines related to accessible public housing. The main focus of the course is Chapter 11B of the California Building Code (CBC). With the exception of a few key provisions, Chapter 11A (housing) is not covered. For Chapter 11A training, contact the California Department of Housing and Community Development.


  • Overview of 2010 American with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design, Fair Housing Act Guidelines, and Section 504 of the Rehab Act.

  • Applicability of Federal and State regulations to covered multi-family and single family residences.

  • Main focus is the scoping and technical sections in Chapter 11B of the CBC.

  • Requirements for new construction, additions and alterations.

  • Available reference materials provided by Federal and State Agencies.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the jurisdiction of Federal and State agencies for enforcement of regulations governing the design and construction of accessible public housing projects.

  • Understand how to analyze and apply the regulations for accessible public housing projects.

  • Compare the various regulations for accessible housing facilities and assess the applicability and impact on design and construction.

  • Compare floor plans to understand the differences in the various types of accessible residential dwelling units.

Recommended for:

  • Design Professionals

  • Local Building Officials

  • Project Inspectors

  • Facility Managers

  • Building Contractors

  • Other Interested Parties

Class includes:

  • Link to the Box for download of electronic versions of class materials.

  • Visual aids and other class-related materials may also be utilized.

  • Food and drink is not included

Continuing Education:

  • 5 AIA / CES Learning Units / HSW Credits

  • 5 CASp Continuing Education Units

  • 3 ACIA Continuing Education Units

  • .5 ICC Continuing Education Units

Note: To receive Continuing Education Units, you are required to attend the entire class.


DSA San Diego Regional Office

10920 Via Frontera

San Diego, CA US

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