SACRAMENTO, CA - December 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- California homebuilders pulled permits for 21 percent more homes in November when compared to the same month a year ago, but it wont be enough to keep the state from seeing the second-lowest number of housing starts on record, the California Building Industry Association announced today.
Washington, DC - September 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last night, the House of Representatives voted to unanimously approve legislation introduced by Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) and co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Baca (D-Rialto) designed to promote job growth in the home construction industry. H.R. 6191 modifies the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 to allow healthy lending institutions to extend credit for residential construction and land development to U.S. homebuilders.
Homebuilders Applaud Governor Schwarzenegger for Prioritizing Jobs, Economic Recovery and Housing in State of...
SACRAMENTO, CA - January 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- California homebuilders applauded Governor Schwarzenegger for his determination to reinvigorate the state’s economy by focusing on jobs, streamlining the construction permitting process and establishing a new homebuyer tax credit.
Homebuilders hope for a second round of the homebuyer tax credit. SACRAMENTO, CA - May 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Single-family home construction in California showed a significant increase in April when compared to March and was the largest monthly total since October of 2008, which the California Building Industry Association said provided more evidence that the homebuyer tax credit enacted in the beginning of March is helping to clear out inventory and generate new-home construction.
New Homes Help State Hold Energy Usage Flat During Past 30 Years. April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — California homebuilders today thanked President Obama for recognizing the outstanding job California has done in reducing energy consumption – due in large part to the energy-efficiency of new homes built during the past 30 years.
SACRAMENTO, CA - February 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — California homebuilders said the $10,000 tax credit for purchasers of new homes included in the new state budget will help jump-start the depressed industry, creating jobs and much-needed tax revenue for state and local governments.