Industry News

A three-judge panel fallowed a class-action suit against eight large home builders over the impact of risky mortgage lending on homeowners in planned communities to proceed.

The biggest drag on housing has been the huge imbalance in the market: too little demand versus an overhang of supply.

The  $447 billion American Jobs Act contains a mix of helpful and worrying proposals for the housing sector.

NAHB’s multifamily production index (MPI) rose for a fourth consecutive quarter in the second quarter of 2011 to 44.4.  It is the highest quarterly reading since 2006.

The statement following the Federal Reserve Board’s FOMC meeting on September 21 downgraded the assessment of the economic recovery.

OSHA and NIOSH recently issued a 20-page nail gun safety guide for construction contractors.

The next generation of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) offered in President Obama’s jobs bill provides an opportunity for nonprofit and for-profit apartment owners alike.

As Congress looks at overhauling the nation’s tax code, the multifamily industry may become a collateral victim.

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined sharply in August, remained essentially unchanged in September.