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  • Getting Down to Business on the Gulf Coast

    There is no place where the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) is more important than on the hurricane-damaged Gulf Coast.

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  • After Katrina: One Year Later

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  • Breakline: Rising Coastal Waters

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  • Low Country Rx: Wet Floodproofing

    Regardless of what the flood maps say today, the statistics show that flood zones will likely change during the service life of a home, making flooding an often inevitable consequence of coastal living. The answer, says building scientist Joseph Lstiburek, is to use drainable, dryable assemblies...


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  • The $87 billion question

    New Orleans — Bridget Vinson describes her company’s property managers as the stars who have helped her recover after Hurricane Katrina swamped this city in 2005.