Flawed Homes, Even Now

Number 19815
Subject Housing
Source Miami Herald
State Florida
Year 2002
Publication Date August 18, 2002
Summary On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, The Miami Herald took a look at the state of new home construction in South Florida. "We found many improvements compared to 1992, but also a major flaw in suburban Broward County's system of enforcement. Unlike Miami-Dade County, Broward had no mechanism for enforcing new rules requiring new homes to withstand 140-mph gusts.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 26
Keywords Broward County;Florida;South Florida;housing;Hurricane Andrew;new home construction;building inspections
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