How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability
Despite improved conditions in the housing industry, a recent episode from The Hill.TV highlights how communities are still grappling with how to overcome the challenges of housing affordability for many of their residents. Cities such as Washington, D.C., have seen housing prices vastly outgrow household income gains, putting homeownership increasingly out of reach. One of the issues facing some of these areas are single-family zoning restrictions that restrict the types of housing developers can produce to help make homes more affordable in this area.
Construction Contracts and Law
Understanding basic contract law is critical for home builders and remodelers, especially for those who do not have full-time legal staff. Learn the fundamentals of how contracts sustain positive customer and supplier relations, provide for resolution of disputes and minimize the risk of litigation.