FORTIFIED Overview

FORTIFIED Home™

FORTIFIED Home™ is designed to help strengthen new and existing homes through retrofit techniques that will ward off damage from specific natural hazards.

Resilience STAR™

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has created a new program called Resilience STAR™ to build and retrofit single-family homes in hurricane-prone communities to make them more disaster-resistant.


FORTIFIED for Safer Living®

The FORTIFIED for Safer Living® program’s standards are designed to increase a new home’s resistance to whatever natural hazards threaten the area where the house is located.

FORTIFIED for Safer Business™

FORTIFIED for Safer Business is a code-plus new construction program that offers a package of improvements that greatly increase a new commercial building’s durability and resilience to natural and manmade hazards.