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504 URGENT. REVIEWS EMMINENT. UFAS. UNIFORM FEDERAL ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS EFFECTIVE JULY 11, 1988 DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION OR ALTERATION HEARING AND/OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. 504 SUBTITLE A OF TITLE II PROTECTS INDIVIDUALS FROM DISCRIMINATION IN: SERVICES PROGRAMS - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • 504 URGENTREVIEWS EMMINENT

  • UFASUNIFORM FEDERAL ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDSEFFECTIVE JULY 11, 1988

    DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION OR ALTERATION

    HEARING AND/OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

  • QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS504 SUBTITLE A OF TITLE II PROTECTS INDIVIDUALS FROM DISCRIMINATION IN:SERVICESPROGRAMSACTIVITIESRIGHT TO SERVICES FROM HUD FUNDED ENTITIES

  • 1992 REQUIREMENTSNEEDS ASSESSMENTTRANSITION PLAN FOR:PUBLIC HOUSINGCOMMON AREAS

    MUST BE COMPLIANT

  • INGRIEDIENTSIDENTIFY NEEDS OF RESIDENTSNEEDS OF APPLICANTS ASSESS ACCESSIBILITYARE UNITS AVAILABLE?NEEDS OF COMMUNITY ANDCURRENT RESIDENTS

  • IF NEEDEDTRANSITION PLAN REQUIREDIDENTIFY OBSTABLES: LIMITS ACCESSIBILITYDESCRIBE METHODS TO MAKE ACCESSIBLESPECIFY SCHEDULE TO COMPLY WITHIN FOUR YEARS (1996)GOT RECORDS?????

  • FRIENDLY REMINDER1999: PHAS REMINDED ABOUT OBLIGATIONSADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING UNITSREQUIREMENTS FOR: RAMPS, MODIFICATIONSPAY MOVING EXPENSES IF MORE COST EFFECTIVE THAN REDOING APARTMENT

  • DEFICIENCIES OF REPORTOBSTACLES?DESCRIBE METHODSSCHEDULE

    ALL REQUIRED FOR REVIEW/AUDIT

  • REPORT MUST DESCRIBEBARRIERSCORRECTIVE ACTIONS NEEDEDCOSTS REQUIREDSTATUS OF CORRECTIVE ACTIONWHO IS RESPONSIBLEALTERNATE OR INTERIM STEPS

  • REQUIRED PERCENTAGESMOBILITY IMPAIRED 5%HEARING OR VISION 2%HUD CAN INCREASE BASED ON CENSUS OR NEEDS AT PARTICULAR PHAMUST BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT DIFFERENT SITESMUST BE IN DIFFERENT SIZESAND AMENITIES SO TENANT CAN CHOOSE

  • TRAPSREAR EXITS TO REAR COMMON AREASCONCRETE SLAB PATIOS MUST NOT BE TOO HIGH FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIESRAMPS CAN BE USED FOR PATIOS.UNITS MODIFIED FOR PARTICULAR TENANT NEEDS DONT COUNT TOWARD PERCENTAGES

  • ADDITIONAL INVENTORY REQUIREMENTSPHA MUST MAINTAIN MINIMUM NUMBER OF UNITS IN INVENTORYTHAT CAN BE USED BY INDIVIDUALSWITH WIDE VARIETY OF PHYSICAL DISABILITIESREADILY AVAILABLE AND IMMEDIATELY USABLEIN SAME MANNER AS WITHOUT DISABILITIES

  • SPECIFIC AREASPUBLIC RESTROOMS: SIGN PRINT MUST CONTRAST WITH BACKGROUND, TEST RAISED OR INCISED. CANT HAVE COMPUTER PRINTED SIGNS TAPED TO DOOR. MUST BE 54 TO 66 ABOVE FLOORDOORS CANT SLAM AFTER OPENINGDRINKING FOUNTAINS/WATER COOLERS: HAVE TO HAVE KNEE CLEARANCE. WATER FLOW HEIGHT MUST BY AT LEAST 4

  • KITCHENSCOUNTER HEIGHT CANT EXCEED 34 ABOVE FLOORMUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE 30 SECTION OF COUNTER SPACE WITH KNEE CLEARANCE OF AT LEAST 27 HIGHSINK AREA MUST HAVE KNEE CLEARANCE AT LEAST 30 WIDE AND 27 HIGH.BOTTOM SHELF OF WALL CABINET CANT EXCEED 48.

  • PARKINGACCESS AISLE ON SIDE, NOT FRONTSIGNAGE MUST BE CORRECT: MOUNTED AT LEAST 60 ABOVE SPACEDIMENSIONS MUST BE CORRECTSPECIFIC DESIGNATIONS WHEN NEEDED

  • HUD MAY REVIEWACOPRESIDENT SERVCESCOMMUNITY PROFILESORGANIZATIONAL CHARTLIST OF TRANSFERRED TENANTSEVICTED TENANTSGRIEVANCE POLICYREASONABLE ACCOMODATION REQUESTS

  • AND MOREOUTREACH FOR DISABLED TENANTSJOB DESCRIPTIONSEMPLOYEE TRAINING INFORMATIONREQUEST FOR ACCOMODATION FORMNOTICE OF ACCOMODATION FOR DISABLEDPOLICIES RELATED TO DISABLEDDEFINITION OF REASONABLE ACCOMODATION

  • AND MOREREQUESTS FOR ACCOMODATIONSPHYSICAL ACCESSIBILITYDENIALS OR TERMINATION OF ASSISTANCEWORK ORDERSLABOR PRACTICES FOR ACCOMODATIONSVERIFICATION OF DISABILITYTRANSFER POLICIES

  • AND.LIVE-IN AIDE POLICYELIGIBILITY FOR HOUSINGDENIAL OF ADMISSIONSMOVE IN/OUTSVACANCIESOVER/UNDER HOUSED

  • AND.RACIAL/EHTNIC DEMOGRAPHICSPET POLICYAPPLICATIONS/APPLICATION FORMLEASETENANT SELECTION PLANTENANT FILESANDANYTHING ELSE THEY WANT

  • INTERVIEWSDIRECTOREMPLOYEESBOARDRESIDENTSAPPLICANTS WHO WERE DENIED

  • STANDARD TO MEETNOT JUST HAVE POLICIES/PLANS, ETC

    BUT

    IMPLEMENTED THAT ENSURES NONDISCRIMINATION BASED UPON DISABILITY.

  • THE REQUEST FOR ACCOMODATIONFORM OR ORALFOLLOW-UPIINVESTIGATIONTRACK STATUS AND TIMECOMPLETED, GRANTED OR DENIEDSTAFF MUST KNOW PROCEDURE, NOT JUST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  • RESIDENTS/APPLICANTSMADE AWARE OF POLICYAWARE OF LAWUNDERSTAND PHAS OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMODATION AND MODIFICATIONCOPY OF POLICY WHEN APPLY ANDAT RECERTIFICTION

  • THE POLICYHOW TO REQUESTTIMETABLES AND BENCHMARKS TO PROCESSAPPEAL OF DECISION: GRIEVANCEFILE FORMAL COMPLAINT OR REQUEST THE GRIEVANCESEPARATE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE?????

  • THE SYSTEMAPPLY IN WRITING, IN PERSON OR TELEPHONERECORD AND EVALUATE REQUESTS FROM APPLICANTS AND RESIDENTSTRACK THROUGH FINAL DISPOSITIONKEEP STATS: GRANTED AND DENIEDREJECTED AND APPEALSTRACK MODIFICATIONS

  • ALSO PLAN FOR:ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUSCENTRILIZE THE PROCESSREGULAR REVIEWS AND EVALUATION

  • PETS OR SERVICE ANIMALS?MUST HAVE POLICY FOR SERVICE ANIMALSDEFINE SERVICE ANIMALSDO NOT HAVE TO BE PROFESSIONALLY TRAINEDDEFINE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT OR COMPANION ANIMALNEED NOT HAVE SPECIAL TRAININGNO FEE CAN BE CHARGED

  • WHAT CAN YOU DO?SANITATIONLICENSINGINNOCULATIONSINFORMATION CONCERNING NEEDDAILY CARE

  • COMMUNICATION POLICY !!!!NOTICE TO APPLICANTS AND RESIDENTS OF RIGHT TO QUALIFIED SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR OTHER AUXILIARY AID.LETTERHEAD/INFORMATION ABOUT AIDS AND SERICESTDD OR MEMBER OF RELAY SERVICELARGE PRINT, BRAILLE OR COMPUTER DISKSTAFF MUST BE TRAINED IN ALL OF THIS

  • MAY DENY REQUEST FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION IF:NOT MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF A DISABLED PERSONNO DISABILITY RELATED NEED FOR ACCOMODATIONIF PROVIDING WOULD IMPOSE UNDE FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATION BURDEN OR FUNDAMENTALLY ALTER NATURE OF OPERATIONS.

  • TRANSFER ISSUESMAY REQUEST RELIABLE DISABILITY RELATED INFORMATION NECESSARY TO VERIFY THAT THE PERSON MEETS THE DEFINITION.DESCRIBES NEEDED ACCOMMODATIONSHOWS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DISABILITY AND NEED FOR REQUESTED ACCOMMODATION.

  • TO TRANSFERPHA CANNOT REQUIRE RESIDENT REQUESTING TRANSFER TO BE EXAMINED BY PHA CHOSEN DOCTORREQUIRE RESIDENT TO BE CURRENT ON ALL RENT, UTILITIES AND OTHER CHARGES PRIOR TO APPROVAL TO TRANSFER FOR DISABILITY.

  • GRIEVANCE POLICIESMUST HAVE PROVISION ABOUT NOT DICRIMINATING AGAINST QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIESPOLICY SHOULD HAVE SECTION ON DISCRIMINATION BASED ON DISABILITY.I RECOMMEND A SEPARATE POLICY !!!!

  • CONCLUSIONREVIEW POLICIESGRIEVANCESIGNAGEARCHITECTURE PLANSGET EVERYTHING TOGETHER AND READY FOR REVIEWCONSULT WITH ATTORNEYNOTIFY INSURANCE COMPANY IF REPORTED