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  • If Time Is Money, How Can I Control the Clock?

    Knowing how many jobs you need to complete and collect for on a monthly and quarterly basis is critical to meeting the financial goals you set for the period. But how do you know on a week-by-week — or even day-by-day — basis whether your jobs are moving you toward the goal line?

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    Unlearning bad habits picked up during the boom years is the first step to recovery.

  • PEOPLE

    Eric S. Belsky has been appointed managing director of Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

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    Take a look at your “break-even volume,” which is the bare-minimum volume of work that you need to complete (and get paid for) in order to keep your doors open.

  • Managing a Construction Business by the Numbers

    Managing by the numbers

  • From Hotel to Housing

    PORTLAND, ORE.— Five years, 23 sources of funding, and about 6,000 pages of documents. That and more went into creating a new affordable housing development serving many of the city's neediest residents.

  • Battle to Weatherize

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— It's not too late to use stimulus dollars to make your affordable housing properties more energy efficient.

  • Praying for Cranes

    For many affordable housing lenders, 2009 will be remembered as a year not worth remembering.

  • HUD Fiscal '11 Budget Unveiled

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) fiscal 2011 budget includes $350 million for a new program to convert about 300,000 public housing and privately owned assisted housing units to project-based subsidies with long-t

  • The Pathbreaker

    The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), is taking a unique approach to reviving neighborhoods hard hit by foreclosures.