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  • Construction Still a Pain in the Wallet

    As the single-family housing market began to tank last year, many developers expected construction costs for apartments to drop.

  • IRS Proposes Utility Allowance Options

    Owners of low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties would have new options for estimating tenant utility costs under a set of proposed regulations being weighed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  • In the News

    New fact sheet on Hispanic immigrants; loyal clients help umberyard rally after fire; worker injured in scaffold accident; more

  • Planning for Safety

    By setting up a company safety program, you can prevent injuries, improve efficiency, and maybe even save money.

  • Letters

    Job-site danger; spray foam in cathedral ceilings; using stainless with ACQ; more

  • Successful Sec. 8(a) Contractors

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  • Union Strikes Over Outsourcing

    The question and consequence of outsourcing in the lighting industry-not just abroad, but domestically-recently took on a new character with the strike of IBEW Local 3's Fixture Division on November 8, 2004. According to the New York City Central Labor Council's website, this is the Fixture...

  • Letters

    Fiber-cement clip; more on employee theft of clients; attic-ventilation misconceptions; more

  • In the News

    Unions sue feds over safety gear; Lennar demands givebacks; energy efficiency earns tax credit; more

  • Letters

    Attic temperatures and asphalt shingles; cynicism vs. basic economics; when employees compete