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  • 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.

  • News, Trends & People

    New Orleans – Investor interest in the multifamily market here is very strong despite a lack of good land.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In the News

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

  • In the News

    Lead-paint lawsuit; California's revised lighting standards; report from New Orleans; smelly new septic systems; Florida roofers go comp-free; more

  • Resources

    Construction standards, structural troubleshooting, kitchen and bath design guide, safety handbook, bar-chart scheduling, tool sharpening primer