An assessment of residential building code and enforcement systems in hurricane-prone states.
An overview of the benefits of statewide building codes.
IBHS highlights four states that have taken positive action with their residential building code since the publishing of the original Rating the States report in Jan. 2012.
IBHS has updated its Rating the States Report, which reviews the progress the 18 most hurricane-prone coastal states along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard have made in strengthening their residential building codes.
Governor’s signing of a new law on May 16 prohibits weakening of wind provisions in Maryland building codes.
New law offers grants to strengthen building code enforcement
An in-depth look at building codes in three earthquake-prone regions: New Madrid/Wabash Valley Seismic Zone, South Carolina, and the Pacific West Coast.