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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...
It’s inevitable: The time will come when a product specified in the plans is not available or is out of stock, and you need to substitute a lesser-known product
Between new codes and new employees, your crews likely will have code questions.
A recent report issued by an Orange County, Calif. Grand Jury overwhelmingly supports residential fire sprinklers. The study evaluated the use of fire sprinklers in the county in order to make...
Builders on Cape Cod are waging a fight over quick action moratoriums.
Despite the good economic times of recent years, it’s estimated that more than 5 million renter households nationwide have critical housing needs, meaning they spend more than half of their income...
NAHB Opinion: We didn’t hire a marching band this spring when the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Counties agreed to work more closely to create sustainable...
Colorado-based land planner predicts an epidemic of anti-growth ballot initiatives unless the housing industry changes its ways.
Designing a community with the input of homeowners, planners and government agencies helps ensure a smooth approval process.
Memphis planners permit code revisions to create a traditional neighborhood around an old farming village but backtrack a bit as market issues arise.
Developers listen and learn, and so does Douglas County. The result: a master plan with open space, clusters and a wide diversity of lot sizes.