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Codes and Standards
Century Partners renovated this house in Detroit. Photo: Century Partners.
In addition to paying cash for the homes, Century Partners provides shares of its profits to the former homeowners.
Miami. Photo: Matthew Hurst/Creative Commons.
They say policymakers should begin planning for how to deal with a massive exodus of area residents in the coming decades.
Photo: Ref54/Creative Commons.
The wait can take as long as six to eight months—up from two to three months in some hot markets.
Photo: buyo/Creative Commons.
The roofs make it very hard to get suppression penetration into the attic and into the involved areas of the home.
Photo: Yusuke Takahashi/Creative Commons.
The combined rotation of the building and roof produces 25,000 kWh/year of electricity, five times as much energy as a home of comparable size would typically use.
Flood in Sumpter County, S.C., in 2015. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Creative Commons.
The funds will help with unmet housing, economic development, and infrastructure needs after thousands of homes and small businesses were damaged or destroyed last October.
Photo: Marufish/Creative Commons.
More than 25 of the 40 U.S. states with net metering policies are reportedly reconsidering them.
Photo: Tammy Strobel/Creative Commons.
A 200-home development in Salida, Colo., will be the largest tiny house community in the country.
Photo: Jesus Rodriguez/Creative Commons.
This is an example of a “deathtrap” house that raises philosophical questions about common code elements.
Apartments in San Jose. Photo: David Sawyer/Creative Commons.
The law requires housing developers to include below-market priced units for low-income buyers on any new housing projects in the city.