Regulation & Policy

Development Battles Rile a Catskills Community
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Development Battles Rile a Catskills Community

A townhouse project in the Catskills has been upended by legal disputes between... Read more

The National Green Building Standard Rolls Out New Incentives
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The National Green Building Standard Rolls Out New Incentives

The National Green Building Standard continues to be enhanced, and here, we... Read more

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The Fight to Save a Silicon Valley Trailer Park The Fight to Save a Silicon Valley Trailer Park

The Wall street Journal's Christina Passariello looks at a brewing battle in the heart of Silicon Valley that pits an existing trailer park in affluent Palo Alto against the realities of one of the nation's hottest real estate markets. Read more

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The Dodd-Frank Act Turns 5: The Lingering and Lasting Effects The Dodd-Frank Act Turns 5: The Lingering and Lasting Effects

In the first of a two-part installment, CoreLogic's Stuart Quinn looks at the effects of the landmark Dodd-Frank Act--and particularly the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau--five years after it became law. Read more

Can California Get Renters to Use Less Water?
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Can California Get Renters to Use Less Water?

CityLab staffer Laura Bliss reports on what it may take to get renters to save... Read more

Construction Industry Preps for Battle Against Obama's Proposed Overtime Rule
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Construction Industry Preps for Battle Against Obama's Proposed Overtime Rule

Firms and industry associations are gearing up to fight an Obama administration... Read more

Strong Ties with Subcontractors Are Increasingly Likely to Get You in Trouble with the Feds
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Strong Ties with Subcontractors Are Increasingly Likely to Get You in Trouble with the Feds

If you're a builder that takes pride in how you keep an army of independent... Read more

San Jose Eyes Moratorium on Mobile-Home Conversions
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San Jose Eyes Moratorium on Mobile-Home Conversions

Silicon Valley Business Journal's Nathan Donato-Weinstein reports on the... Read more

Some States Lose from EPA’s Clean Power Plan Changes
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Some States Lose from EPA’s Clean Power Plan Changes

The EPA's final Clean Power Plan is radically different from the version proposed... Read more

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NIBS to Host Hearing on Labor Worries NIBS to Host Hearing on Labor Worries

Looking for ways to manage the productivity levels and general lack of labor in the home building industry, the National Institute of Building Science is hosting a hearing for organizations to help guide the conversation. Read more

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