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  • Tile Roofs for Hurricane Zones

    One of the most common problems found in the aftermath of hurricanes Frances, Charley, and Ivan was failure of the roofing system. The tile industry responded to the problem with new design criteria and installation details, which have since been added to the Florida Building Code. Charles Wardell...

  • Small mixed-use buildings created at HOPE VI development

    ORLANDO, FLA. Many affordable housing developers are still scratching their heads over how to economically mix retail and commercial space into their affordable housing projects

  • Auger maps out Florida’s strategy

    Stephen Auger worked his way up to the position of executive director of the Florida Housing Finance Corp

  • Auger

    Stephen Auger worked his way up to the position of executive director of the Florida Housing Finance Corp. after five years at the agency, most recently serving as deputy development officer of multifamily programs.

  • 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

  • Interview: Attention to Detail

    Anthony "Smokey" Saduk, a third-generation builder and carpenter extraordinaire, threw in all his chips to join the house-building partnership of Hallelfinger & Standeven Construction of Leesburg, N.J., bringing an expertise in project management and a focus on exteriors that has improved the...

  • In the News

    Helping the homeless in Orange County, Calif.; Supreme Court ruling on eminent domain; second life for old latex paint; Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies annual report; more

  • Hurricanes: Why Stucco Walls Got Wet

    Designs, methods, codes, and workmanship all played a role in Florida’s soggy storm experience.

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