Disability Access Requirements
Disability Access Requirements in New Construction Housing Projects Receiving Public Support in Washington State
Housing projects in Washington State that receive support from public funding are subject to several overlapping sets of requirements related to ensuring accessibility for people who have disabilities. These include the Federal Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3604 et. seq.), the Washington State Law Against Discrimination (RCW 49.60.222), the Washington State Building Code ( WAC 52-50), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (2 U.S.C. Part B) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794).