Housing News



June 03, 2014

Contractors argue their costs have been increased, while code proponents say codes level the playing field.

June 03, 2014

Items like hurricane clips and reinforced windows could reduce or prevent damage on the edges of tornadoes

May 30, 2014

Adherence to codes could be the difference between saving or losing a house in a natural disaster

May 30, 2014

The latest Multifamily Production Index (MPI) increased three points to 53, which is the ninth consecutive quarter with a reading of 50 or above.

May 30, 2014

Sales of the most expensive 1 percent of homes in the country climbed 35.7 percent in 2013 and continue to increase.

May 29, 2014

The organization says the city's new tornado-based design philosophy should be an example for other communities. 

May 29, 2014

Home builders worry the new requirements could raise the price of a new home $18,000.

May 28, 2014

The final format of the new standard is uncertain, but it could be zone-based or centered on an equation

May 28, 2014

Study indicates greater focus on disaster mitigation would lead to savings for taxpayers

May 23, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 433,000 units in April, according to data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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