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Announcing the 2016 Summer Outreach Program

Monday, March 28, 2016  
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Announcing the 2016 Annual Statewide Outreach Meetings & Training

Housing Colorado is once again hosting the Annual Statewide Outreach Meetings & Training in partnership with the Colorado Division of Housing. This summer, we will meet with local affordable housing professionals throughout the state to learn more about your region’s issues, challenges and opportunities.

In addition to Housing Colorado's outreach meeting, the Colorado Division of Housing will be offering a special training course reasonable accommodations and universal design. 

Part 1:  Reasonable Accommodation 101 
Attendees will explore: 

  • What is a reasonable accommodation 
  • When are you required to grant a reasonable accommodation 
  • When can you deny a reasonable accommodation 
  • What is the importance of having a reasonable accommodation policy/process 

Part 2: Universal Design
What is Universal Design?
Accessibility-related Statutes and Standards: What are they, when do they apply, which accessibility standards do they trigger, and how do they affect my development?

  • Architectural Barriers Act of 1968
  • Fair Housing Act - 1988 Amendments
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 197
  • + Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards
 Here are the following dates and selected locations:

Fort Collins
Thursday, June 2 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80526 (map

Friday, June 17 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
NeighborWorks of Pueblo, 1241 E. Routt Street, Pueblo, CO 81004 (map)

Grand Junction
Wednesday, June 22 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Commons of Hilltop, 625 27 1/2 Road, Grand Junction CO 81506 (map)

Wednesday, July 27 from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Durango Public Library, 1900 E 3rd Ave, Durango, CO 81301 (map)

Thursday, August 4 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tramway Training Center, 3532 Franklin Street, Denver, CO 80205 (map)

Registration is free, but you must RSVP for our lunch headcount. To register, select the location you plan to attend:

Fort Collins
Grand Junction

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