Insurers not happy about Texas?s low ranking on hurricane code

That Texas ranked among the bottom three states in a recently released analysis of residential building codes in 18 hurricane-prone coastal states does not sit well with the state’s insurance regulators.

By HZ Staff | February 2, 2012

That Texas ranked among the bottom three states in a recently released analysis of residential building codes in 18 hurricane-prone coastal states does not sit well with the state’s insurance regulators. In the Institute for Business and Home Safety’s (IBHS) report “Rating the States: An Assessment of Residential Building Code and Enforcement Systems for Life Safety and Property Protection in Hurricane-Prone Regions” Texas ranked 16th, primarily because it does not have a statewide building code.

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