Oregon Has A New Plan To Protect Homes From Wildfire. Homebuilders Are Pushing Back

NPR, Sept. 27, 2021–Cassandra Profita
Oregon leaders hope new “home hardening” measures such as concrete siding, no air vents on metal roofs and no vegetation near the house will save homes from burning in future wildfires. But they have been the most controversial part of a sweeping new wildfire protection plan, facing pushback from property owners and homebuilders.