PATH - A Public Private Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology

Smart Codes in Your Community: A Guide to Building Rehabilitation Codes

FULL TEXT: [IMAGE: *] Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf, 544 KB)

NOTE: Adobe Reader is required to download, view, and/or print PDF files. If your computer does not have this software, you must first download Adobe Reader, and follow the installation instructions before accessing PDF files from PATH's Web site.

August 2001, 24 pages

America's stock of existing buildings--both residential and nonresidential--continues to age. This stock represents a vital national asset that can be used to meet the demand for housing and commercial development, consistent with state and local efforts to wisely manage continued growth. In many cases, the demand for repairs, renovation and rehabilitation of existing buildings has outpaced the ability of state and local planners to develop effective building and maintenance codes that govern these activities.

This report, Smart Codes in Your Community: A Guide to Building Rehabilitation Codes, provides a broad overview of the general regulatory environment governing the use and reuse of existing buildings. It also provides examples of state and local efforts to reduce regulatory complexity and suggests possible strategies to help spur reinvestment in the existing building infrastructure.

To request a copy, please call 1-800-245-2691.

Content updated on 12/10/2003

About | Issues | Systems | R&D; | Activities | Resources | Newsroom | Search 

Builders  |  Remodelers  |  Manufacturers  |  Design Professionals  |  Affordable Housing Providers  |  Realtors, Appraisers  |  Insurance Industry  |  Financial Services  |  Researchers  |  Planners  |  Homeowners  | 

Home |  Search PATHnet |  Contact Us |  Privacy Policy

Graphical Version