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The proposed Historic Homeownership Assistance Act received the support of the U.S. Conference of Mayors during its summer meeting in Madison, Wis.
'Buyer, beware!' might be advisable for consumers, but 'Remodeler, beware!' is appropriate when it comes to state laws concerning home-improvement contractors.
As the topic of suburban sprawl and anti-growth legislation heats up with the upcoming federal elections, the Sierra Club recently released its second annual report on sprawl.
For years now, new and higher impact fees have been the nemesis of home building associations in most places across the country.
A phone call, a fax and a drive out to the site are the usual ways builders commonly track the progression of land development.
Wherever they stand on the continuum — all-out effort to comply, head-in-the-sand denial that the rules exist, or somewhere in between — all remodelers face risks when it comes to lead paint and...
The American Planning Association’s Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook could prompt states to review and change planning and land-use laws.
For the many builders who view New Urbanism as a passing fad, evidence to the contrary is pouring in.
Working with real estate agent Marlene Graham on the master bath in her 1979 house, Tallahassee, Fla., builder and remodeler Mark Worley wowed her and her husband, Bill, by bringing in the project...
Never let it be said you can’t learn something in sixth-grade social studies — no matter what your age.
New laws complicate California’s already tough entitlement situation.
I magine that a new state law requires your local government to streamline the subdivision approval process, making it easier for you to develop land and build homes.
How a new study helps debunk the cost-of-growth myth, once and for all.
Proposed regulatory changes for wetlands development activities would bring almost no flexibility or regulatory relief to the Clean Water Act Section 404 program and would modify only slightly the...