Six Great Weather-Resistant Homes

Cubicco USA's tightly built, compact structures can withstand winds up to 180 mph, equal to a Category 5 storm such as Hurricane Katrina.

ForeverHome looks like a typical New Orleans shotgun, but its maker says it will withstand up to 200-mile-per-hour winds.

Modular builder Ritz-Craft created a collection of homes engineered to match the challenging building sites and updated code requirements in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

This Tampa home is certified to be hurricane resistant under the Institute for Business & Home Safety’s Fortified for Safer Living (FSL) designation.

Several strategies were used to ensure that the Greenbuild LivingHome in New Orleans can withstand winds up to 140 mph.

Built to be sustainable and strong, the Silo home boasts R-values of 28 for the walls and 60 for the roof, and can withstand winds of more than 200 mph. 

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