ICRC, FHCCI and Back Home group to host Design & Construction training

Indianapolis– The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) and the Back Home in Indiana Alliance hopes to bring greater awareness and understanding regarding the rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act with their training titled “Fair Housing Design & Construction" on Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

The free technical training for architects, developers, building inspectors and other interested parties will focus on the federal Fair Housing Act's design and construction requirements for multi-family properties.The training is eligible for learning units through the American Institute of Architects.

Speakers for the training are:

John H. Catlin
Mr. Catlin is a partner in LCM Architects of Chicago and specializes in federal accessibility laws as well as state and local accessibility codes. He was the first practicing architect to serve as chair of the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, better known as the U.S. Access Board. His experience and expertise has led to his involvement in the development of accessibility compliance plans and consultation for many private and public entities.

Kimberly Paarlberg
Ms. Paarlberg is a Senior Staff Architect in Technical Services with the International Code Council (ICC). Her experience with ICC includes work in the plan review and code development departments with responsibilities for code development, plan reviews, providing code interpretations, instructing technical seminars and authoring and reviewing instruction materials, code commentary and publication articles. Kimberly serves as code development secretary for the IBC Means of Egress/Accessibility and ICC Administration committees.

Click here to register for the training.

Click here to view the training flyer.

For questions call Brad Meadows, (317) 232-2651, or bmeadows@icrc.in.gov.

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission enforces the Indiana civil rights laws and provides education and services to the public in an effort to ensure equal opportunity for all Hoosiers and visitors to the State of Indiana. For more information on the Indiana Civil Rights Commission visit: www.in.gov/icrc.