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Ohio woman suing home builder after her house began 'melting'
She is suing Drees Homes, one of the largest privately-owned home building companies in the country, for $25,000. "I just thought that I should have gotten a new house that wasn't going to melt," Corrado told WCPO.(Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:29:54 GMT)

Frontier Myanmar: How can Rakhine move forward? - Oliver Snow
In 2012, U Khin Htwe Maung was building a house in downtown Sittwe, paid for with the pension he received for decades of military service. When sectarian violence erupted in Rakhine State in June that year, he was in Yangon visiting family.(Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:56:56 GMT)

Fort McMurray set for biggest home building boom in decades: CMHC
Fort McMurray's fire-ravaged housing market could see a resurgence as returning homeowners snap up empty rental units and the community undergoes largest home building boom in decades, Canada's federal housing agency predicted. Housing starts in the heartland of Canada's oil industry could soar to 2,500 as large-scale efforts get under way to rebuild after wildfires swept through the region in May, Canada Mortgage and Housing Agency said, although much of the rebuilding isn't likely to start until next year.(Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:45:41 GMT)

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Division President - Home Building Location: British Columbia Salary: $200k - $230k CAD base salary + executive package. THE BUSINESS Hamilton Mayer are presently conducting an executive search for a leading home builder who works nationally across Canada.(Wed, 20 Jul 2016 02:55:01 GMT)

Province announces residential building site safety blitz
The province will be sending out more Occupational Health and Safety inspectors than ever before as it launches a summer time blitz on new home construction sites. Labour minister Christina Gray has given the warning they'll send inspectors to those work sites, during off hours.(Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:25:26 GMT)

U.S. housing starts rise more than expected in June
Contractors build wood framing for a house under construction in the Norton Commons subdivision of Louisville, Kentucky, on May 12, 2016. Contractors build wood framing for a house under construction in the Norton Commons subdivision of Louisville, Kentucky, on May 12, 2016.(Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:53:34 GMT)

US home construction posted solid gain in June
Construction of new homes posted a solid increase in June, led by a surge of building in the Northeast and the West. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts rose 4.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million from a revised 1.14 million in May. The June reading was the highest level since February, but was down from 1.21 million a year earlier.(Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:26:30 GMT)

US home construction posted solid gain in June
In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016, file photo, a "Sold" sign rests in front of a house under construction, in Walpole, Mass. On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in June.(Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:26:29 GMT)