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  • HUD Announces Disaster Help for StormVictims

    U.S. Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan has announced disaster assistance to help recent storm victims in Tennessee and Alabama.

  • 2009 Hurricane Season Fizzles Out

  • DOGPound

    When Hale County was threatened with a lawsuit for not meeting a state requirement that each Alabama county have an animal shelter, in stepped Rural Studio.

  • Alabama and Texas Grapple with Coastal Insurance


    MONTGOMERY—Demand for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) exploded in Alabama over the last two years, more than doubling compared to 2005 demand, and is likely to remain high in 2008 as developers respond to the state’s increased LIHTC authority with a surge in project proposals.


  • Blown Away

    Because of the hurricane risk, many coastal states already have tough wind-resistant construction standards, and the rest are moving in that direction. But can structures built to withstand hurricanes offer any protection from tornadoes? The answer, reports contributing editor Ted Cushman, is yes …...

  • Auger maps out Florida’s strategy

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

  • Notebook

    Whirlpool bacteria controversy, critical habitat under review, European lumber imports, Business Tune-Up, more

  • Trade Talk: When a Flue Is Too Big

    When is a flue too big to vent an appliance safely?