The International Code Council’s Government Relations (GR) department works in collaboration with chapters, members, stakeholders and all parties interested in advancing the mission of the Code Council to support the adoption and use of the highest quality codes, standards, products and services of the Council and its family of solutions — ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), International Accreditation Service (IAS), ICC Solar Rating & Certification Council (ICC- SRCC), SK Ghosh, General Code and NTA Inc. — for the safety and performance of the built environment. The GR team does this through advocacy and by forging strategic alliances with entities whose objectives are compatible to those of the Code Council.
New HUD rules require ICC-certified inspectors
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a new rule that requires lenders offering FHA-backed mortgages use International Code Council certified inspectors in certain instances.
July, 2020 ICC Government Relations Monthly Report:
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The International Code Council is closely tracking how the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting our industry. We have compiled aggregated information from the Code Council, governments, and building and fire prevention departments for you to use here.
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Government Relations Featured Content:
Seismic Functional Recovery Portal - your one stop for information on seismic functional recovery for new construction!
- NAHB Statement of Support for the 2018 I-Codes
ICC's Ryan Colker testified before congress on the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program - read his testimony here!
- The Innovation in Code Administration Award
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