Save the date: Universal design conference

By: Maura Collins

Vermont Center for Independent Living is organizing a Universal Design Conference April 24 at the Doubletree Hotel in South Burlington.

VHFA, along with several statewide housing partners, are sponsoring the day-long event. The agenda will include a keynote speaker from Adaptive Environments, and breakout sessions on:

  • Design strategies for rehab and historic preservation
  • Your rights under Section 504 of the rehab act
  • Advanced ADA and Fair Housing
  • What's reasonable under Reasonable Accommodations
  • Barrier free design in single family homes
  • Making your housing portfolio accessible for the future

For registration information and more details, go to VCIL's conference Web page. For general information on Universal Design, check out our Web site.