Housing News

July 11, 2014

The new standard could reduce carbon pollution by up to 34 million metric tons and reduce energy use by 46 percent.

July 10, 2014

Builders are considering a new standard higher than code-minimum but less demanding than LEED and other certifications.

July 09, 2014

According to Passive House thought leaders, a large-scale retrofit can improve CO2 levels by 80 percent over incremental changes

July 08, 2014

Making timely rent payments could help first-time home buyers improve their credit scores

July 07, 2014

Five hundred affordable housing units seal the deal for the 981-acre development.

July 03, 2014

As demand increases, responsibility for installation remains unclear.

July 03, 2014

The 85 percent recycled content includes videocassettes, jeans, and toothbrushes.

July 02, 2014

Student debt has surged 32 percent since 2007, while home ownership for those under 35 is down 7.4 percent from a decade ago

July 01, 2014

The number of households led by people in their 30s is projected to increase by 2.7 million in the next ten years.

June 30, 2014

Supporters believe programs could lead to loosened mortgage credit; others believe little will change


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