The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
Pew Research examined 229 metropolitan areas and found the rate of middle-income households fell in 203 of them.
This year’s "Builders for Babies" was held in partnership with the Los Angeles Angels in the parking lot of their stadium on April 29 and “diaper homes” were built by HomeAid partners Lennar Homes, CalAtlantic Homes, Brookfield Residential, New Home Company, Toll Brothers, and William Lyon Homes. Photo courtesy HomeAid America.
The building industry-based charity provides baby supplies such as diapers, wipes, and formula for homeless mothers and families.
Building codes, zoning ordinances, and opposition from some Chicago residents are among the obstacles.
Residents who install PV panels influence their neighbors to do so, too.