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The Rehab Guide Volume 1: Foundations



Release Date: 
June 1997 (57 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 1, 1997



HUD published The Rehab Guide, a series of nine guidebooks to inform the design and construction industry about state-of-the-art materials and innovative practices in housing rehabilitation. The Rehab Guide series focuses on building technologies, materials, components, and techniques.

The Rehab Guide Volume One: Foundations, covers topics from the design and engineering of rehab foundation systems to shoring and repair, waterproofing, crack repair, drainage, and insulation. The Rehab Guide: Foundations uses drawings and photographs to supplement written descriptions of several components of foundation rehabilitation:

  • Foundation design and engineering.
  • Permanent wood and prefabricated foundations.
  • Drainage.
  • Dampproofing and waterproofing.
  • Insulation and ventilation.
  • Shoring, underpinning, and repair.
  • Crack repair, coating, and finishes.
For information on the other Rehab Guides in the series click here.