ADA Compliance For Facilities | #TpromoCom #ADA #Compliance # | Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may not always be top of mind for property owners and facility management, but it is an essential checklist item throughout a property’s life cycle.
Becoming compliant (and remaining in compliance) with this federal legislation can save owners and managers considerable time and money, while not prioritizing the ADA and their responsibilities to occupants with disabilities could cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars or more and embroil them in litigation woes.
The first step to ADA compliance is education. It is important to understand what the Act is, what it was enacted to do, and how past and future amendments could impact stakeholders. It is also important to understand how the Act has affected people with disabilities as well as property owners and facility managers, and how owners and managers can identify cost-effective solutions to remain in compliance and maintain safe facilities.
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