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  • Horton Backs Off On Mineral Rights Under New Houses

    Facing a public backlash, big builder D.R. Horton has decided not to hold on to mining or gas extraction rights under homes it builds and sells.

  • US Mega-Builders Hold Mineral Rights Under New Homes

    A Reuters special report says production builders in dozens of states are “hoarding” the rights to oil, gas, and other mineral resources in the ground under the new homes they sell — often without the knowledge of home buyers.

  • Making it Work

    WORKFORCE RENTAL HOUSING, ideal for professionals such as teachers, firefighters, and nurses, has always been treated as a stepchild in the affordable housing world.

  • Project Serves New Home Buyers

    SEATTLE— A cafeteria worker at Microsoft, a woman who works for a nonprofit organization, and a couple with a teenage son have become new home buyers.

  • Lennar Makes a Big Land Play in Florida

  • Land-Use Expert Debra Stein Dies

    National land-use expert Debra Stein died unexpectedly of complications from a neurological disease July 30.

  • The God Connection

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Aplain brick building on the edge of this city’s impoverished Congress Heights neighborhood marks the beginning of a new wave of development here.

  • Virtual Site Acquisition

    A new Web site aims to make the land procurement process easier for affordable housing developers. QCTsites.com, launched in June, is an online database of Qualified Census Tract (QCT) and Difficult Development Area (DDA) opportunities.

  • Newark's Cleanup Mission

    NEWARK, N.J. - The latest chapter in Newark’s battle against abandoned properties can be told by three houses on a quiet block in the city’s West Ward.

  • The God Connection

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Aplain brick building on the edge of this city’s impoverished Congress Heights neighborhood marks the beginning of a new wave of development here.