Housing News

April 29, 2014

Other central features include a solar energy system, greywater recycling, wind debris-resilient windows

April 28, 2014

Prime contractors would only be responsible if the subcontractor reneges on their responsibility


While housing starts were up 2.8 percent in March compared to February, new-home sales fell 14.5 percent in the same period to the lowest annual pace since July.

April 28, 2014

Prices continue to rise while sales drop from February

April 25, 2014

With all residential buildings required to be Zero Net Energy by 2020, building practices and technology will rapidly evolve in Calfornia and nationwide

April 24, 2014

Cities and counties will have to adopt one of the last three editions of the International Building Code, any other regulations adopted by Mississippi Building Code Council

April 23, 2014

Code changes would be the latest step in the county's greening campaign, including reduced construction fees and new solar and wind regulations

April 23, 2014

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 14.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000 units in March, according to data from HUD and the Census Bureau.

April 22, 2014

Wood adhesive, hurricane straps and clips are among the cost-effective solutions for greater strength

April 21, 2014

Materials, design and installation are included in the new guide from NRCA

April 18, 2014

Department hopes labels, notices on manufactured homes will help locate defects