Housing News

October 30, 2014

Creators say the house could be a model for affordable housing in urban areas.

October 29, 2014

Prices have dropped significantly in the last few decades, while manufacturers focus on enhanced capability and capacity.

October 28, 2014

Agencies are lowering or eliminating required down-payment amounts.

October 27, 2014

Programs will include home-energy scoring labels.

October 24, 2014

Some pumps can now withstand temperatures as low as 20 degrees below zero.

October 23, 2014

Project currently underway in Ithaca, N.Y., could be replicated in other locations with public financing.

October 22, 2014

City officials want homes to be able to withstand EF-2 or EF-3 tornadoes.

October 21, 2014

Initial testing looks promising for devices that researchers say could eliminate need for residential earthquake insurance.

October 20, 2014

Local contractors are split on the issue but do favor more thorough inspections.

October 16, 2014

Representatives say that OSHA regulations need to go beyond personal fall arrest systems.


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