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Building a Visitable Home – Webinar September 10
September 10, 2015 At1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Information courtesy of the Back Home in Indiana Alliance, Indiana Habitat for Humanity, and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
The Back Home in Indiana Alliance, Indiana Habitat for Humanity and
the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority
are pleased to announce the webcast …
Building a Visitable Home
Join them for a panel discussion with national expert and Indiana resident, Kimberly Paarlberg, R.A., Senior Staff Architect in Technical Services with the International Code Council (ICC) on the technical aspects of visitable construction of single family homes, townhomes, duplexes and tri-plexes.
Indiana affordable housing leaders, Gina Leckron, Executive Director, Indiana Habitat for Humanity and Matthew Rayburn, Chief Real Estate Development Officer, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority will review their respective agency’s new policies on visitable construction.
Deborah McCarty, Executive Director, Back Home in Indiana Alliance will serve as the moderator.
The panel will address frequently asked questions including:
• What is a visitable home?
• What is not a visitable home?
• How expensive is it to include visitable features in a home?
• What if the building site will not allow for a zero step entrance
with an accessible route?
• What if the home is built with a crawl space or basement?
• What is the market for a visitable home?
• Why has a visitability requirement been adopted for the construction of new homes?
Time has been set aside within the webcast for participants to pose questions and offer commentary.
Who Should Attend
Habitat for Humanity construction managers; Indiana Housing and Community Development partners; builders and developers of single family homes, duplexes, tri-plexes and townhomes; affordable housing policy- makers and advocates.
Cost: No cost due to the support of their Sponsors.
This webcast is made possible through the generous support of the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, ATTIC (an independent living center), the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, and the Indiana University School of Education – IUPUI.