The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management held a recent hearing — Building Smarter: The Benefits of Investing in Resilience and Mitigation — where members heard testimony from experts in emergency management, mitigation and resilience, insurance, and construction. Among the policy proposals being considered, Committee Chairman DeFazio (D-OR) voiced support for the recently reintroduced Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act (116th Congress – H.R. 7979), which would create a post-disaster tax credit for properties ($25,000 for commercial and $3,000 for residential) rebuilding to resilience standards consistent with the most recently published editions of the IBC, IRC, IWUIC and/or the ICC-600 Standard for Residential Construction in High-Wind Regions. Read more here.
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