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  • Letters

    Confusion over shingle warranty; a cautionary note about low-flow toilets

  • Citi Pilots California Bond Program

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF.— California officials and representatives of Citi have come up with an innovative plan to help jump-start construction lending for affordable housing projects in the state.

  • FHA 221(d)(4) Changes to Impact Some Affordable Deals

    While the changes to the FHA's Sec. 221(d)(4) new construction program are aimed at market-rate deals, mixed-income and workforce housing developments will also be impacted.

  • Letters May 2010

    More mold headaches; ice dam insurance; stair template available; choosing the right word

  • Texas Towns Take a Step Back from the Shore

  • Letters April 2010

    Sealing cuts in fiber cement; epoxy from a caulk gun; a grinding reminder; pricing kitchen remodels

  • End of an Era? Sec. 202’s Fate is Uncertain.

    The future of HUD’s Sec. 202 initiative is in doubt, as the 61-year old program suffers budget cuts and a proposed moratorium on new construction.

  • Letters

    Housing crisis; code approval for roll-in showers; a livable wage; no back-priming required

  • Letters

    Entrepreneur alert; cedar ridges

  • CPC, IBM Team Up on Construction Financing Software

    The Community Preservation Corp. has partnered with IBM on a new construction loan program that should help borrowers get thier money more quickly. The companies are planning to bring the software to market with the hope that the software will make it more feasible for more lenders to offer...