After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the Housing Market Index.
Incident raises question of whether the credit market is too restrictive.
The original campaign lowered the down payment for buyers of foreclosed homes.
New legislation will increase flood insurance premiums for buildings that aren't retrofitted.
The training is part of ongoing efforts across the government to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Home equity increases homeowners' net worth up to 46 times that of renters.
Foreign governments willing to sell land for cheap could spur more housing construction
Fewer lawsuits could allow loosening of credit requirements.
New residential construction will have to meet Zero Net Energy standards by 2020.
Even without solar panels, homeowners could still save $600 per year.