The Equal Rights Center (ERC) announced that the architectural firm Devereaux and Associates has joined the ERC’s Multifamily Housing Resource Program (MHRP). The McLean-based firm has been recognized as a frontrunner in the creation of innovative architectural concepts for residential, commercial, and recreational projects. With designs highlighting “visitability” and quality in space and form, Devereaux and Associates have had their architectural projects featured in publications such as the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal.
The Equal Rights Center’s Multifamily Housing Resource Program (MHRP)is featured in a piece by Multifamily Executive, a trade publication and blog. The ERC's Victoria Lanteigne discussing the MHRP's comprehensive approach to promoting accessibility, “It’s not just the construction team," Lanteigne says. “It’s the architecture, the design, the accessibility team. When you have this knowledge, that’s when you’re the most successful.”
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Today the Equal Rights Center (ERC)—a national non-profit civil rights organization — announced that Watermark Residential,the apartment development brand of Thompson Thrift Development, Inc., has become the latest member of the ERC’s Multifamily Housing Resource Program (MHRP.
The ERC, JBG Properties Inc., and several related entities (JBG), announced today a joint agreement to work together to increase the supply of accessible housing for people with disabilities. With this agreement, the Chevy Chase-based real estate developer JBG becomes the 12th member of the ERC’s Multifamily Housing Resource Program (MHRP), making a 10-year commitment to work collaboratively with the ERC to train employees with respect to fair housing and accessibility, and to implement best practices designed to help ensure accessibility at its multifamily properties.
The MHRP was recently featured in the June edition of units
Magazine, a trade publication of the National Apartment Association that
features news and newsmakers in the multifamily housing industry.
“Collaborative Compliance” was written to feature the MHRP’s work in
promoting accessibility compliance in multifamily buildings. Individual from
Gables Residential, Mill Creek Residential and Trammell Crow Residential were
quoted in the article.