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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Disaster housing unit that can be expanded to permanent housing

Produce disaster housing units that meet the IBC (International Building Code), with a flat roof and pre-framed door and hallway openings that allows expansion modules and a permanent pitched roof to be added at a later date. In so doing, FEMA can leverage its investment in temporary housing to create long term permanent housing for impacted communities. The initial temporary base modules must be rapidly deployable,... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Build Temp-to-Perm Neighborhoods after disasters

Temp-to-Perm Neighborhoods (TPN) offer an option to traditional FEMA Group Sites. Infrastructure for TPN’s such as roadways, water, sewer and electrical lines are installed so that they can be reused for the development of future permanent housing on the same site. The full extent of the permanent infrastructure such as asphalt paving or sidewalks need not be completed at the temporary use stage. While the initial cost... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Disaster Housing that converts to Permanent Housing

Produce disaster housing units that meet the IBC (International Building Code), with a flat roof and pre-framed door and hallway openings that allows expansion modules and a permanent pitched roof to be added at a later date. In so doing, FEMA can leverage its investment in temporary housing to create long term permanent housing for impacted communities. The initial temporary base modules must be rapidly deployable, as... more »

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