The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
The effort to merge the three major building codes — BOCA (Building Officials and Code Administrators), ICBO (International Conference of Building Officials) and SBCCI (Southern Building Code Congress International) — under one umbrella, the Internatio...
The American Planning Association’s Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook could prompt states to review and change planning and land-use laws.
If hearing about sprawl day in and day out makes you sick, you won’t like what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health
How a new study helps debunk the cost-of-growth myth, once and for all.
New laws complicate California’s already tough entitlement situation.
I magine that a new state law requires your local government to streamline the subdivision approval process, making it easier for you to develop land and build homes.
Never let it be said you can’t learn something in sixth-grade social studies — no matter what your age.
Proposed regulatory changes for wetlands development activities would bring almost no flexibility or regulatory relief to the Clean Water Act Section 404 program and would modify only slightly the onerous wetlands Nationwide Permit (NWP) restrictions i...
Counties and local governments in the Chicago area were recently put on notice -- ensure that their residential development fees conform with state laws or face an imminent threat of litigation
Rezmar makes its name building in emerging neighborhoods of Chicago.