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HousingZone's projects, project ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Features
January 01, 2000

For more than three decades, California home builders have battled their state’s peculiar application of strict product liability laws to housing construction.

Features
December 01, 1999

Having long ago stopped being seen as simply providers of "trailer" homes, the manufactured housing industry has made huge strides during the past two decades.

Features
November 01, 1999

A California developer agreed last month to pay $9 million to settle a construction defect lawsuit than go to trial.

Features
October 01, 1999

An important provision of tax legislation recently passed by congress would expand funding for the Low-Income housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, spurring the creation of 28,000 additional units of affordable rental housing every year.

Features
October 01, 1999

As the topic of suburban sprawl and antigrowth legislation heats up with the upcoming federal elections, the Sierra Club recently released its second annual report on sprawl.

Features
October 01, 1999

The Portland city government's official position is their new base zone design standards are a response to past construction standards that have negatively impacted the livability and safety of surrounding neighborhoods.

Features
October 01, 1999

Over the last 20 years, most of the infill development in the city of Portland, Ore. Has consisted of garage-domnated row houses.

Features
July 01, 1999

In what some have called a landmark case, the U.S. Supreme Court has braced individual property owners' rights over government regulation.

Features
July 01, 1999

Builders and developers have been winning arguments before the Supreme Court for several years now, each time building on the legal ground of their previous victory.

Features
May 01, 1999

Since the accessibility guidelines of the Fair Housing Act were issued in 1991, NAHB has made concerted efforts to educate members about their obligation to comply with the requirements.

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