Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Resources

Concrete manuals, a how-to for collecting what you’re owed, curved stairbuilding guide, street map of the U.S. on CD-ROM & more Read more

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Notebook

The best low-flow toilets, easing the labor shortage with the welfare-to-work program, new shear wall design, the Cadillac of scaffolding systems, support for women in construction Read more

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Notebook

Contractor develops college construction technology program, new asbestos study confirms health hazards Read more

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Notebook

Coping with swings in lumber prices, back supports cut injuries, spray foam insulation outperforms fiberglass in extreme cold Read more

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Eight-Penny News

Worker deaths in Denver spawn new approach to safety, new sick building study, structural brick makes a comeback Read more

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Radon Regulation Update

Radon codes are law in some areas and soon-to-be law in others. But with or without such laws, buyers and relocation companies are beginning to demand radon-resistant features. Read more

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The Legal Column: New Handicapped Housing Rules
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Making It Accessible: The HUD Requirement and Beyond
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Builder's Library
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Lead Paint: A Renovator's Hazard

The push is on to legislate that older homes be stripped of lead paint. This update provides practical guidelines on how to proceed when faced with a lead-abatement job. Read more

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