How do modular homes stand up to hurricanes?
After Hurricane Andrew, the Federal Emergency Management Agency commisioned an in-depth study of how different types of housing performed. Conclusions concerning modular homes: “Overall, relatively minimal structural damage was noted in modular housing developments. The module-to-module combination of the units appears to have provided an inherently rigid system that perfomed much better than conventional residential framing. This was evident in both the transverse and longitudinal.