Universal Design – Introducing Accessible Homes in Residential Zones

Dan Hill

Arbor South Architecture

Michelle Glass 

Director, Rogue Action Center

Carmel Perez Snyder

Director of Advocacy and Outreach for AARP Oregon

Eli Spevak

Founder, Orange Splot LLC

Morgan Tracy

Project Manager, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Universal Design – Introducing Accessible Homes in Residential Zones

Over the past few decades, accessibility requirements have infiltrated most parts of our built environment, from commercial spaces to airports to multifamily apartments.  But they generally don’t apply to single family homes or small plexes in residential neighborhoods. That’s starting to change. This session explores how builders are starting to respond to demand for accessible new homes – and how regulators are starting to infuse accessibility requirements into building and zoning codes – so the housing we build can be welcoming to people of all ages and all levels of mobility.

 

1.5 AICP CMs

Certification Maintenance credit amounts for American Institute of Certified Planners(AICP) members