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More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • More Officials Tapped for HUD

    Sandra Henriquez, who has led the Boston Housing Authority for the past decade, and Mercedes Marquez, general manager of the Los Angeles Housing Department, are in line for key federal housing positions.

  • Lecture, In Memoriam

    The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) recently established the Don Aumann Memorial Lecture in Lighting Efficiency.

  • Ten Fifty B Rising

    SAN DIEGO—While many affordable housing developers in California are struggling with the state’s freeze on bond funds, at least one development is proceeding as expected.

  • Regional News

    ALBANY, N.Y. Offi cials celebrated the opening of Jared Holt Mews Townhouses, which marks the completion of the fi rst phase of a $22 million revitalization effort of the city’s South End.

  • California Delays LIHTC Round

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF.—The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) postponed its first round of allocating low-income housing tax credits so it could put into place the many provisions of the new American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  • Rebates Energize Solar Retrofits

    Affordable housing owners who want to retrofit their developments to go solar in California have an additional rebate incentive to help them do so.

  • Fire-Safe Decking

    Does anyone make a fireproof deck board?

  • Letters

    Leak-free chimney; stainless steel screws and copper; subslab vapor-barrier details; credit card warning

  • In the News

    Stimulus plan promotes energy-efficiency spending; California approves PEX; production-builder CEO rakes in $9.6 million for ’08; more

  • Composite Decking Update

    Forget “no maintenance”: These products require periodic cleaning and upkeep to prevent mold stains.