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NAHB: Pending HUD Flood Plain Proposal is Bad Policy
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NAHB: Pending HUD Flood Plain Proposal is Bad Policy

As written, the National Association of Home Builders cannot support HUD's... More

Assessing Your Property’s Climate-Change Risk
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Assessing Your Property’s Climate-Change Risk

Home buyers need to find out all they can about their new area’s climate history... More

How Climate Change is Impacting Contractors
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How Climate Change is Impacting Contractors

Though disaster repair spending is skyrocketing, it’s not necessarily good for the... More

CoreLogic: $4B-$6B in Damage from Hurricane Matthew
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CoreLogic: $4B-$6B in Damage from Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane affected an estimated 1.5 million properties. More

The International Green Construction Code Promises to Change the Way We Build
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The International Green Construction Code Promises to Change the Way We Build

A new green code is working its way through the approval process. Now is the time... More

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How to Find Cash Back for Building Green

NAHB Green Building Conference Coverage: There are thousands of free dollars available to builders of eco-friendly homes. More

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How to Evaluate Green Building Products

Legal experts offer guidelines to researching product claims and protecting your business from litigation. More

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NAHB National Green Building Conference Green Lawsuits Bound Emerge Legal Experts

About six years ago, attorneys who were involved in home building and construction litigation were in a frenzy as “mold is gold” lawsuits were emerging around the country. At its peak, the “mold is gold” movement was about 10,000 lawsuits strong. But, according to David Jaffe, a vice president for the NAHB’s Construction Liability and Legal Research Department, the mold litigations just dropped off the charts, partially due to a loss of interest by the media and lack of scientific evidence. More

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