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  • Freddie stretches to make Gulf Coast deals work

    Freddie Mac and its lender partners are working closely with their Gulf Coast borrowers to make sure multifamily owners have the help they need to rebuild properties in communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

  • Breakline

    Restoring Trust - School of Demolition - Tougher Codes - High Hazard Study - Storm-Tracking Tools

  • Genuine Mold

    It doesn't take a Category 5 hurricane to create a huge mold problem. Mold is rampant throughout the East and Gulf Coast regions. But coastal contractors need to know that mold is not toxic and does not cause diseases. It is simply an allergen that has to be dealt with accordingly.

  • Musicians’ village planned in New Orleans

    New Orleans was one of the most musical cities in the world until Hurricane Katrina devastated the community and dispersed its residents across the country.

  • New Orleans recovery lags

    New Orleans – Six months after Hurricane Katrina wreaked destruction on the Big Easy, efforts to rebuild and repopulate the city remain stalled, according to Amy Liu, deputy director for the Brookings Institution.

  • Backdoor: Katrina by the Numbers

    Katrina by the Numbers

  • Breakline

    Dangerous Demolition - Gulf Renaissance - Insurance Rates to Climb - Named Storms Break the Record

  • Manufactured housing used for infill

    OAKLAND • A nonprofit developer is using manufactured housing to create new homeownership opportunities in the high-cost San Francisco Bay Area housing market.

  • Habitat to double worldwide production

    Jonathan Reckford, the new CEO of Habitat for Humanity, didn’t see Hurricane Katrina disaster recovery as part of his job description when he was given the position just before the hurricane struck New Orleans in August 2005.

  • In the News

    New tax break takes shape; top-dollar tarps in New Orleans; unvented crawlspace design guide; 2005 Solar Decathlon; more