affordability

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

Building Tech & Products 05.18.21

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

In Part 2 of Capability and Culture, our Dream Team measures the ramifications of construction's labor crisis, and how the consequences of this seemingly insurmountable challenge may be the catalyst needed to embrace innovation.

Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

Land 06.01.21

Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

How powerfully will the blended allure of desirably-priced housing and liberation from a daily commute move people to move, predictably?

A 20-Year Gap Of 5 Million Homes Not Built Defines '20s Challenge

Policy 06.17.21

A 20-Year Gap Of 5 Million Homes Not Built Defines '20s Challenge

In shock-therapy approach, the National Association of Realtors calls on lawmakers to call housing what it is ... infrastructure, and fund it accordingly.

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Architecture 04.22.21

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Vertical construction got underway this month on a house in Chatham Park, N.C., whose name is Barnaby. Here's why.

Confident? Depends Whether You're A Seller Or Buyer In A Frothy Market

Marketing & Sales 05.18.21

Confident? Depends Whether You're A Seller Or Buyer In A Frothy Market

Sellers -- whether it's a new home or a resale -- are confident they're in the driver's seat. Buyer sentiment, however, shows signs of wear, tear, and fear of not having what it takes. Mind the gap.

As The Prices Crisis Intensifies, Here's An Opportunity Not To Miss

Capital 05.20.21

As The Prices Crisis Intensifies, Here's An Opportunity Not To Miss

In its perfect form – where perimeter identically measures its area – a triangle sets a precise scope and magnitude of challenge people in the complex community of housing investment, development, design, construction, and delivery find toughest to solve.

Eli Broad: TBD Remembers One Of Modern Homebuilding's Legends

Building Tech & Products 05.04.21

Eli Broad: TBD Remembers One Of Modern Homebuilding's Legends

Eli Broad, RIP — TBD salutes the achievement, force of will, and fearless focus on an unmet need among working households for a shot at the American Dream of one of building's legends.

The Prez's Gambit: Use $2-Trillion To Upend Zoning Constraints

Policy 04.19.21

The Prez's Gambit: Use $2-Trillion To Upend Zoning Constraints

The White House's $2 trillion infrastructure plan weaves a transformative approach to housing as a solution into its jobs, transportation, water, power, and digital access ecosystem.

Code Rage: When Politics Poisons Policy, Nobody Wins

Policy 03.12.21

Code Rage: When Politics Poisons Policy, Nobody Wins

The International Code Council announced a new "framework" for code development. A dispute intensified. Now what?