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4 Principles for Building Resilient Homes

How to design a 100-year home built to last

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New Housing Design in Alaska Combines Indigenous Wisdom with 21st Century Technology

I realized … that incorporating the wisdom of a people who had over 10,000 to 20,000 years adapted to one of the harshest climates was an important step

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Natural Disasters Now Factor Into Where Homebuyers Want to Live

Also, about one-third of the 3,000 homeowners surveyed are considering selling their home, moving, or both to avoid a potential disaster in the future

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Mortgage Market Is Not Ready for Climate Change

As the mortgage industry wonders what to do next it will have to pivot from risk models that are focused on credit and operating risk underwritten and priced by insurance companies.

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Markets With Extreme Weather Are Only Affordable to the Wealthy

Miami Beach resident Curt Dyer says he’s spent nearly $250,000 in renovations to make his home more resilient to flooding, something that impacts…

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There Will Be More Idas

The deadly devastation that Hurricane Ida left from the Gulf Coast to the mid-Atlantic coast is likely a preview of what’s to come, as climate change and rising sea levels converge to produce stronger and more frequent natural disasters.


NAHB Chairman's Letter: Prepare Yourself With NAHB’s Disaster Toolkit

NAHB provides a range of resources to help builders, remodelers, home builder associations, and homeowners prepare for and respond to disasters and to build resiliency

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More Than 31 Million Homes Are at Risk This Hurricane Season

This year’s hurricane season will not hit 2020 levels, but several large hurricanes will put more than 31 million U.S. homes at risk, according to…

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Wildfires Are Only Worsening—It May Be Time for New Construction Methods

As bushes and trees nearby turned to ash, one California resident’s home remained untouched by the Valley Fire of 2015. How? Its composition of…

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Natural Disasters Push Builders to Consider Resiliently Designed Off-Grid Homes

Extreme weather resulting from climate change are now regular, year-round events, pushing some builders to reconsider how they design and…

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