Gov. DeSantis disses construction from ‘the ’70s and ’80s’

Gov. Ron DeSantis is offering commentary on Florida’s housing stock in the wake of the most destructive hurricane of his tenure.

And the Governor believes that even though new construction fared the best, some older construction fared better than others with the destructive force of Hurricane Ian.

“I’ve been saying this, but I think it is true, that some of the newer construction, I think did much better than people probably thought,” DeSantis said in Cape Coral Wednesday, at a roundtable discussion.

DeSantis pivoted from there to a discussion of how age didn’t necessarily translate into how buildings fared during the storm.

“And

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