Home Quake Quiz

A home damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

Do you know how safe your home will be in an earthquake? ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission provide resources for residents in planning for earthquakes, the effects of climate change and other hazards.

Take the Home Quake Quiz and find out. 

When homes are severely damaged in earthquakes they can harm residents, displace neighbors and financially strain families.

  • Identity your type of home before taking the quiz
  • Once you identify your home, take the quiz that’s right for you
  • Get robust information on earthquake safety issues

Get information about your home's type to assist in preparing for the next earthquake.

Soft Story Model Ordinance and Handbook

Model ordinance provisions for a range of feasible soft story mitigation programs, consistent with California law and coordinated with the 2016 California Existing Building Code.