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  • In the News

    Chinese drywall investigated in Florida; West Virginia builder sued for installing fake radon systems; green building stats fall short; more

  • Job-Site Grind

    Many builders talk about sustainability, but John Suppes has actually put his money where his mouth is by purchasing an $80,000 waste grinder.

  • In the News

    Minnesota cracks down on subcontractor isclassification; green home survives alifornia fire; no stars for LG fridges; more

  • After the Flood

    Drivers along Interstate 10, tracing the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle through Alabama to Mississippi, can still see wreckage left behind by the hurricanes of 2005

  • By the Book

    Unlike many of its competitors, U.S. Bank relies on its own balance sheet to originate loans.

  • Construction Loans for Affordable Housing Well-Priced but Elusive

    While construction loans for affordable housing developments are well-priced, fewer deals pencil out these days, and underwriting standards continue to tighten.

  • America’s Workers Priced Out of Housing

    Many of the workers who are instrumental in building the nation’s homes are priced out of owning their own, reveals the new Paycheck to Paycheck: Wages and the Cost of Housing in America report.

  • Rural Housing Issues NOFAs for New Construction and Revitalization Programs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service (RHS) recently issued a notice of funding availability for the Sec. 515 Rural Rental Housing Program for New Construction.

  • Commentary: To Unlock Capital for Multifamily Housing, Raise FHA Mortgage Limits

    Low per-unit mortgage base limits constitute a significant flaw in an otherwise highly worthwhile Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage insurance program.

  • NYC Seeks to Turn Unsold Condos into Affordable Units

    Unsold condominiums, unrented apartments, and stalled construction sites will be turned into affordable housing under a new program launched by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).