Americans with Disabilities Act ADA


An individual witha disability is defined by the Americans with DisabilitiesAct (ADA) as a person who has a physical or mental impairment thatsubstantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has ahistory or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by othersas having such an impairment.

The Americans withDisabilities Act protects this group of people so that they may have equalaccess to public accommodations, employment, public services, and so on. Realestate licensees must be aware of these important laws so that they understandwhat is required in the environment, and also the appropriate treatment of thisprotected class of consumers under the law.

This course goesbeyond the basics that real estate licensees learn in their pre-licensingcourses. Upon completion of this course, real estate professionals will have adeeper understanding of the purpose, history, application, and enforcement ofthe Americans with Disabilities Act.