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Dump truck operator pleads no contest in Hillsborough boy's death
Five-year-old Everett Copeland was playing outside his home with three other children on Dec. 26 when he was hit and killed by the truck, which rolled away from a home construction site at the top of Dogwood Bloom Lane in the Forest Ridge subdivision. "It continues to devastate our family," Everett's father, Bill Copeland, said in court as he fought back tears.(Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:23:40 GMT)

Warranty or no warranty?
Builders of new homes and condos are required to register them with Tarion Warranty Corp. and provide warranty coverage. But a growing number of builders are skirting the rules, leaving homeowners without a warranty and at risk of buying homes that don't meet Ontario Building Code standards.(Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:21:59 GMT)

Report: Illinois falling short on home construction growth
February 17 - All of Illinois' neighboring states have at least ten times the rate of growth of single-family home construction than the Land of Lincoln. A home builder says property taxes and over-regulation are to blame.(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:38:46 GMT)

Councillors have faith in Porthleven Methodist housing development
The Lizard and Mount's Bay Methodist Circuit hopes to build a house in the garden of Boslan in Torleven Road, Porthleven. Photo by Google Maps The Lizard and Mount's Bay Methodist Circuit is applying for outline planning permission for a house in the garden of Boslan in Torleven Road.(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:49:12 GMT)

Springfield Home Builders Association's Home Expo and Lego Building Contest
The 2017 Home Expo is coming up the weekend of February 17th-19th. The Springfield Area Home Builders Association's Home Expo is the place for attendees to check out the latest trends in the home building and remodeling industry.(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:31:17 GMT)

Regulations, fees continue to plague home construction
Economists often say that single-family and multifamily housing starts are a good indicator of the health of the economy. If that's the case, then policymakers need to take a close look at the barriers to new residential construction.(Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:21:11 GMT)

US home building falls as developers start fewer apartments
The number of new housing starts declined 2.6 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million, the Commerce Department said Thursday . The drop came after a much larger gain the previous month.(Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:04:57 GMT)

Home Building Falls 2.6% as Developers Start Fewer Apartments
U.S. home building fell last month, led by a drop in apartment construction, while developers broke ground on more single family homes. The construction of new houses and apartments declined 2.6 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million, the Commerce Department said Thursday .(Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:04:56 GMT)