Posts Tagged ‘ hurricane michael ’

NAHB Pushes for Solutions to Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

Mar 19th, 2021

Housing production weakened in February as ongoing high material costs and interest rates continue to affect the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau report overall housing starts decreased 10.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The 1.42 million starts is the number […]

Hurricane-Resistant Doors and Windows Prove Effective at Mexico Beach

Oct 19th, 2018

After the unimaginable damage of Hurricane Michael, one house along the Gulf of Mexico stands unaffected. Russell King and Dr. Lebron Lackey’s home in Mexico Beach, Fla., is still standing thanks to their special attention to codes and hurricane-resistant doors and windows. The New York Times reports that the two built this house “for the […]