Impacts Of New ADA Standards For Accessible Design
May 14, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT) -- On March 15, 2012, the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design went into effect. According to the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, "these regulations reflect the fundamental principle that all Americans with disabilities should have equal access and an equal right to participate fully in our society." The standards also are viewed by many as very burdensome for real estate owners and developers.
How will the new standards affect your operations? In particular, the 2010 standards set new requirements...