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In the Bay Area, retaining housing is crucial to expediting and ensuring an effective disaster recovery. Limiting catastrophic housing damage and keeping residents in their homes not only helps people

This report presents 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

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

Continuity of infrastructure systems in the wake of a major seismic event is essential for quick recovery of societal and economic functions. A single earthquake event is likely to disrupt key

The Hazard Viewer is a one-of-its-kind interactive map of regional hazards, curated from the most relevant, current maps for the nine-county Bay Area. It brings together the best set of mapping

This guide provides information gathered from local experience and recommended practices for how to understand the problem that soft story buildings pose for jurisdictions and the region. It advises