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ADA Myths Put Businesses at Risk

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Since its passage more than 28 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has helped guide us to ensure the facilities we operate our businesses out of are accessible to all people. While the law’s application to new buildings is pretty clear, there are some myths about the limitations of the law on older buildings that can put businesses at risk. In a recent article in Kiplinger, some of these myths such as grandfathering and tenant obligations are clarified and debunked. As a rule of thumb, it’s always good to assume your place of business must adhere to the ADA.

4 Myths about the ADA that Could Cost You a Lot of Money
H. Dennis Beaver, Kiplinger
February 27, 2019