Compared with the first quarter of 2013, the single-family index increased 4 points to a level of 50, which is the 10th consecutive quarter of year-over-year improvements.
Superstorm Sandy prompted change to include maps with coloring to represent depth of flash floods.
Disagreements arise over regulatory powers and lending in disadvantaged communities, among other issues.
A new interpretation of state law could mean an extra $152 a year in taxes on solar panels
Of the 351 metro markets measured, 300 have seen year-over-year economic gains, according to the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI)
For the same price as an existing home, 41 percent of Americans would prefer to buy a new home.
Joint venture will purchase solar panels and lease them at reduced cost
Experts say saving energy can be as simple as modifying a motion detector
Mayor de Blasio wants to begin construction on at least 500 homes by the end of summer
The winning teams produced market-ready design solutions for zero-energy-ready, high-performance homes that are comfortable and durable.