Announcing the Release of
‘Guidelines to Building Resiliency for
1-4 Family Homes‘
As part of its post-Sandy Rebuilding in Red Hook and Gowanus Initiative, Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) is committed to helping homeowners, small businesses and nonprofits continue to recover from the storm and be better prepared for future natural disasters.
Guidelines to Building Resiliency is a summary of the variety of resiliency plans, rebuilding guidelines, NYC zoning and code changes. This booklet aims to breakdown the complex issues surrounding post-Sandy resiliency and inform the community on:
- Broad resiliency terms,
- Resiliency methods that can be utilized focusing specifically on wet floodproofing, methods for managing basement flooding, and relocating mechanical equipment,
- Details on flood insurance,
- Information on how to implement resiliency measures on your property.