How do modular homes stand up to hurricanes?

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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. more
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