HUD sponsored

Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series: A Practitioner’s Guide


May 19, 2022 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT



In this webinar series, Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and CDBG Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) grantee staff will learn how upgrading local building codes to reflect resilient construction strategies can position them to better withstand the threats of natural hazards and severe weather events. Participants will learn why resilient building codes matter, how they can build the business case for upgrading their codes, and dive into the various strategies for upgrading codes.

This second webinar will take a deeper dive into current code requirements and best practices for climate-related hazards.

View all webinars in the Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series.

Training Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Learn current building code requirements for various hazards (coastal and inland flooding, wildfires, wind events, extreme temperatures, and heat)
  • Learn beyond-code, best practices to account for climate risk
  • Understand how a non-resilient building stock could negatively impact the local tax base and economy
  • Become familiar with common challenges and suggested solutions at the practitioner level

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT grantee staff as well as a diverse set of community stakeholders.

Registration Information

You must have a HUD Exchange account to register. Follow these instructions for registering.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series Registrar | resilientcodes@lisc.org

Tags: CDBG-DR CDBG Entitlement CDBG HUD Administered CDBG Insular Areas CDBG-MIT CDBG State