Rhode Island proposes crypto rewards for green home builders

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A bill was proposed in Rhode Island’s House of Representatives that would credit a house builder in a “green coin” cryptocurrency for reducing the project’s carbon footprint. The Green Housing Public-Private Partnership Act would oblige the state’s public utility commission to issue annual reports on the utility costs and carbon […]

Home builders share industry concerns with Sen. Boozman

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Fort Smith-based home builders on Tuesday (April 12) discussed concerns they face in the industry, ranging from rising costs to a shrinking labor pool, with U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., with “lumber oligarchs” part of the focus. The meeting was an informal roundtable discussion hosted by the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment […]

How the war in Ukraine is impacting home builders

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Video above: Rising costs in fuel, supplies impacts construction companiesFor the past few years, developer and home builder Estridge Homes could bank on the price quotes it received for asphalt holding steady for at least nine months.That window is now 15 days.For many home builders, supply chain disruptions from the […]