Housing News

May 11, 2015

The initiative intends to validate residential energy efficiency improvements to help Missouri homeowners save energy

May 08, 2015

The standards give North American builders much wider latittude

Green home certification program certifies 50,000th home
May 07, 2015

The program has helped to make green building more mainstream

California’s first Zero Net Energy community in development
May 06, 2015

The homes will feature solar panels, HVAC systems, water heating equipment, heat pumps and integrated fresh air ventilation

May 04, 2015

The methodology includes an energy savings assessment

Fannie Mae offers new program for first-time homebuyers of bank-owned properties
May 01, 2015

Buyers can save up to 3 percent of closing costs

Nearly 1 million formerly distressed homeowners have returned to ranks of homebuyers
April 30, 2015

After the foreclosure crisis, more homebuyers are back on the market

U.S. House passes bill to make manufactured homes more affordable
April 29, 2015

The bill aims to make it easier for low-income buyers to afford manufactured homes

Photo: Derek Ramsey/Wikimedia Commons

April 28, 2015

The name change reflects the organization’s expansion beyond its original focus on design and construction

April 27, 2015

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition says that OSHA’s flawed cost estimates point to flaws in the rule


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