Housing News



July 22, 2014

A sharp rise in flooding the last 40 years seems to correlate with an 8-inch average rise in sea levels over the past century.

July 18, 2014

Provisions of the law include an incentive program to lower the cost of the most efficient cold climate heat pumps.

July 17, 2014

Even after a difficult winter, the NZE home has managed to save $4,373 over the last year.

July 16, 2014

Both agencies have begun fining lenders and insurers over the last several years.

July 16, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes reached an important milestone in July, rising four points to a reading of 53 on the Housing Market Index.

July 15, 2014

While homeowner equity is at its highest level since 2007, 6 million homeowners are still underwater on their mortgages.

July 14, 2014

2012 statistics show construction fatalities on the rise, with North Dakota's rate 10 times the national average

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

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