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For seven years builders and developers operating in a huge, five-county swath of Southern California have submitted to costly mitigation efforts to help save a federally listed bird species.
It is a term that strikes fear in hearts no matter what its name -- anti-growth or no growth -- but if you ask any builder, there’s nothing 'smart' about what might soon change the face of home...
To avoid risk of developing land on their own, three Florida builders formed a partnership to buy a 223-acre Sarasota site.
Florida builder contemplates another run for state office, says others in housing industry should do the same.
Products American Standard Inc. filed a lawsuit against Kohler Co. on May 23 to prevent Kohler from promoting and selling its newly introduced Meadowland single-bowl kitchen sink.
Some are old and some are just beginning, but no matter what stage they’re at, the communities, the builders and the developers profiled here are the ones writing a new set of rules for...
Rising Ownership Rates Fuel Call For 'Smart Growth'
Finally, the Federal government has officially recognized the remodeling industry as a service-based business that is identifiably separate from home building.
Multifamily builders across the country have reason to celebrate.
The Maximum Achievable Control Technology, or MACT, regulation now in development under the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments will place strict and expensive emission controls on many wood products...
Long-Awaited ESA Reforms Not Likely Until After November Elections
In the following interview, EWS Executive Vice President Tom Williamson talks about the organization's mission, functions and goals.
It surprised no one. Last October, the president of the United States did an end run on the planning process that dictates management of the areas many of us call home.
APA and the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) announced in June the formation of a strategic alliance to advance the interests of the memberships of both organizations.
Crucial legislation making its way through Congress this spring could go a long way toward knocking down the barriers to affordable housing in this country.
Home Repair Remodeling Act requires all remodelers to hand out a pamphlet called 'Home Repair: Know Your Consumer Rights'