Technology has become integrated into our homes with devices such as networked doorbells, smart thermostats, and wireless light bulbs.
In a case closely watched by home builders and property rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court late last month narrowly ruled in favor of a Rhode Islander who was repeatedly barred by authorities from building a beach club and 74 homes on 18 acres of...
Bedfellows do not get any stranger than when Carl Pope, executive director of the Sierra Club, takes the dais with Gary Garczynski, first vice president of the National Association of Home Builders, and the resulting “debate” is more than amicable.
NAHB Opinion: We didn’t hire a marching band this spring when the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Counties agreed to work more closely to create sustainable local communities, but it was nevertheless a landmark eve...
Planning officials in Issaquah, Wash., changed the rules so that a neotraditional community could be included within its growth boundary.
Land-use, zoning and subdivision guidelines that alter the pattern of home building as we know it.
Developers listen and learn, and so does Douglas County. The result: a master plan with open space, clusters and a wide diversity of lot sizes.
Memphis planners permit code revisions to create a traditional neighborhood around an old farming village but backtrack a bit as market issues arise.
Designing a community with the input of homeowners, planners and government agencies helps ensure a smooth approval process.
Colorado-based land planner predicts an epidemic of anti-growth ballot initiatives unless the housing industry changes its ways.
Aside from being costly to the point that most TNDs become uneconomic, the realities of current comprehensive planning laws have the practical effect of limiting TND as a widespread planning option.