August 30, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Yesterday the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP)  deadline was extended until September 15th and today we keep the good news going with positive signs from the housing market. Enjoy the rest of the housing news we were following today: Alan Zibel writes up yesterdays’ EHLP extension for the Wall Street Journal. Forbes examines the “urban […]

May 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

We had to put Matt Yglesias in our Daily Housing Round-Up soon (after all, we model ourselves after his indispensable Endgame). And there could hardly be a better first post to include than Yglesias putting a pro-sustainable communities spin on his unfortunate recent assault. Hang in there, Matt!  Secretary Donovan travels to Boston to visit […]

May 19, 2011

Turning BeanTown into GreenTown

Today Secretary Donovan had the privilege of visiting the site of the largest green-energy retrofit projects in America. Castle Square in Boston is projected to reduce its emissions by a whopping 72 percent when the green retrofits are finished. That’s the kind of aggressive reshaping of our buildings that we need if we are going […]