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.
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 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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that 25 percent of all single-family homes built in the United States in 2010 earned the EPA’s prestigious Energy Star certification.
The financial markets took Thursday’s U.S. data as a sign of economic strength. But let’s get real. The reports only suggest that the summer’s recession fears were overdone.
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