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  • JLC Report April 2010

    Skepticism greets California’s green-building code; a closer look at green paints; Hitachi recalls coil framing nailers after injuries; more

  • Solar Installations Energize Residents

    The solar energy switch was flipped on Sunwheel Energy Partners’ first set of affordable housing projects in California at the end of January.

  • Pop Quiz

    Meet Linda Mandolini, executive director of Eden Housing, Inc., a nonprofit firm that has developed more than 5,000 affordable units in California.

  • Low-Emission Bath Vanity

    All of cabinet manufacturer Xylem’s vanities are made from wood products that comply with California’s stringent new air-quality standards, which impose strict limits on formaldehyde emissions.

  • What Recession? Young Developer Delivers First Project Despite the Odds.

    Fewer units are coming online these days, but one development newcomer in Southern California is determined to defy the odds. The 27-year-old just completed his first mixed-use deal and has begun work on a second.

  • JLC Report

    Massachusetts requires continuing education for relicensing; FEMA’s redrawn flood maps boost insurance rates; California grapples with net-metering policy; more

  • Citi Pilots California Bond Program

    California officials and representatives of Citi have come up with an innovative plan to restart construction lending for affordable housing projects in the state.

  • HUD Official Discusses TRA

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF.—There’s a rare opportunity to reform the nation’s rental assistance programs, according to leading housing experts.

  • Bank of America Reports on Community DevelopmentActivity

    Bank of America reported providing $168.2 billion in community development lending and investing, including $147 billion in affordable housing, during the first year of a 10-year community development goal.

  • Construction Begins on Big Bear Project

    Urban Housing Communities, LLC (UHC), has begun construction on The Crossings at Big Bear Lake, a 42-unit affordable housing development that will be the California resort community’s first affordable project targeted toward families.