Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
Builders on Cape Cod are waging a fight over quick action moratoriums.
Despite the good economic times of recent years, it’s estimated that more than 5 million renter households nationwide have critical housing needs, meaning they spend more than half of their income on housing or live in severely inadequate units.
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...
Colorado-based land planner predicts an epidemic of anti-growth ballot initiatives unless the housing industry changes its ways.
Planning officials in Issaquah, Wash., changed the rules so that a neotraditional community could be included within its growth boundary.
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.
Designing a community with the input of homeowners, planners and government agencies helps ensure a smooth approval process.
Land-use, zoning and subdivision guidelines that alter the pattern of home building as we know it.