HUD sponsored

Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series: Making the Business Case


April 28, 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 learned how upgrading local building codes to reflect resilient construction strategies could position them to better withstand the threats of natural hazards and severe weather events. Participants learned why resilient building codes matter, how they could build the business case for upgrading their codes, and dive into the various strategies for upgrading codes.

View all webinars in the Resilient Building Codes Webinar Series.

Training Objectives

Participants were able to:

  • Develop a common understanding of what building codes are and why they are important
  • Gain an understanding of the role that resilient building codes play in climate preparedness and community resilience
  • Understand how a non-resilient building stock could negatively impact the local tax base and economy
  • Become familiar with the business case for climate resilient building codes

Who Should Attend?

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

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

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


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