Should Florida limit coastal development, toughen building codes? Influencers say yes.

“Our existing building code may be sufficient to withstand the biggest storms. However, most of Miami-Dade’s residents live in homes, whether houses or apartments, that are old and in need of significant renovation to get them up to current code,” said Annie Lord, the executive director of Miami Homes for All. “These homes are also the most affordable in our county … We must invest public dollars as well as private in rehabilitating these homes so that they can withstand big storms, and so that they can remain affordable to our workforce.’’

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