Design & Construction - Build It Right Iowa

Build It Right Iowa E-mail Hotline

To consult with our Design & Construction specialists, please use the following email hotline.

Use the hotline to send us your questions and we will get back to you within two business days. [E-mail Hotline for Design & Construction Questions]


State and Federal Law:

Iowa Civil Rights Act [216.8A(3)(c)(3)]

Federal Fair Housing Act [42 USC 3604(f)(3)(c)]

American with Disabilities Act [28 CFR Part 36]

ADAAG [ADA Accessibility Guidelines]

Safe Harbors

Fair Housing Act Design Manual

Joint Statement by HUD and U.S. DOJ on Design and Construction Requirements (April 30, 2013)



Tester's Checklist

Investigator's Checklist


Fact Sheets:

 Design and Construction Accessibility Fact Sheet


Settlement Agreements:

Chapman v Meadowlark Place Apartments, LLC (Aug 2013)

Williams v Melrose Retirement Community, LLC (Aug 2014)

Williams v Thunder Ridge Senior Apartments, LLC (Oct 2014)

Williams v Jerry's Homes, Inc [Adam Ridge Condos] (Oct 2014)

Williams v Jerry's Homes, Inc [Avondale Trace Condos] (Oct 2014)

Williams v Campus Town, LLC (Dec 2014)

Williams v Woodland Reserve North, LC (Jan 2015)

Williams v Madison Flats, LLC (Feb 2015)

Williams v Prairie Pointe, LC (Mar 2015)

Williams v Washington Plaza, LLC (Apr 2015)

Williams v GRR-DTE, LLC [Kingston Commons Condominiums] (Jul 2015)

Williams v 1688 Radford Road Residential Cooperative, Inc [Radford Place] (Aug 2015)


Reported Court Decisions:

Fair Housing Accessibility First - Key Issues in Design and Construction Cases