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TITLE 10COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 1ADMINISTRATION
SUBCHAPTER BACCESSIBILITY AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
RULE §1.206Applicability of the Construction Standards for Compliance with §504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

(a) The following types of Multifamily Housing Developments must comply with the construction standards of §504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as further defined through the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS):

  (1) New construction and reconstruction HOME and NSP Multifamily Housing Developments that began construction before March 12, 2012;

  (2) Rehabilitation HOME and NSP Multifamily Housing Developments that submitted a full application for funding before January 1, 2014; and

  (3) All Housing Tax Credit and Tax Exempt Bond Developments that were awarded after September 1, 2001, and submitted a full application before January 1, 2014.

(b) The following types of Multifamily Housing Developments must comply with the construction requirements of 2010 ADA standards with the exceptions listed in "Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Federally Assisted Programs and Activities" 79 Federal Register 29671 and not otherwise modified in this subchapter:

  (1) New construction and reconstruction HOME and NSP Multifamily Housing Developments that began construction after March 12, 2012; and

  (2) All Multifamily Housing Developments that submit a full application for funding after January 1, 2014.

(c) Recipients of ESG, EH, and HHSP funds must comply with the 2010 ADA Standards with the exceptions listed in "Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Federally Assisted Programs and Activities" 79 Federal Register 29671 and not otherwise modified in this subchapter.

(d) Effect on LURAs. These rules do not serve to amend contractual undertakings memorialized in a recorded LURA but may, by operation of law, place requirements on a property owner beyond those contained in the LURA.


Source Note: The provisions of this §1.206 adopted to be effective March 17, 2019, 44 TexReg 1289

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