Housing News

Start-up aims to boost acceptance of tiny houses

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July 29, 2015

The tiny homes are placed not far from Boston

July 27, 2015

The code is scheduled to be released in 2018

July 22, 2015

The system uses eight-foot panels that are flat, not curved, but assembled into a round home

July 21, 2015

Solar panels connected to the grid reduce the amount of electricity utilities must purchase from fossil fuel-fired power plants

U.S. headed for worst droughts in a millennium
July 20, 2015

California, the southwest and the Great Plains are expected to be the hardest-hit by these droughts

California’s water restrictions could threaten homebuilding industry

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July 17, 2015

A slowdown in construction could result in higher home prices and dry up inventory

July 15, 2015

Toilet paper, pipe slope, and flush volume—are key variables in determining whether drain lines might be predisposed to clog

North Carolina law would reduce property tax on finished, unsold homes
July 09, 2015

If passed, one builder says he can save $750 to $1,250 per home

California Supreme Court upholds affordable housing requirements
July 08, 2015

The state supreme court described the shortage of affordable housing as a crisis of "epic proportions."

July 06, 2015

The document provides voluntary guidance to appraisers on the background and competency necessary to credibly value green buildings


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