Fla. Building Commission Clarifies ADA Rules For Apartments

Law360, Miami (May 1, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- The Florida Building Commission has approved a decision pertaining to multifamily residential development, determining that the Florida Accessibility Code does not apply to projects covered under the state and federal Fair Housing acts that do not receive government funding or financial assistance.

The ruling, in response to a petition filed by Alliance Residential Builders of South Florida LLC and Altis at Coconut Creek LLC, clarifies recent additions to the Accessibility Code that were causing confusion and construction delays for one of the hottest real estate sectors...
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