Housing News



September 24, 2014

Department's focus shifting away from stemming foreclosures

September 24, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units.

September 23, 2014

New paints mean green standards for low VOC emissions.

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September 23, 2014

Freddie Mac economists expect that the construction of 440,000 units annually will be needed to meet apartment demand over the next 10 years due to the decline in household formation.

September 22, 2014

Reporting is now required for all employee fatalities and hospitalizations rather than just groups of three or more.

September 19, 2014

Improper documentation will cost unlicensed contractors $2,000 per incident

September 18, 2014

Two years later, more than 20,000 applicants are still waiting to have their homes rebuilt.

September 18, 2014

Proposal reacts to study indicating one-third of workers get no rest breaks, two-thirds don't get water.

September 17, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for a fourth consecutive month in September to a level of 59 on the Housing Market Index.

September 16, 2014

The ban halts use in new construction and remodeling, but offers exemption for small replacement jobs.

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