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Move to repeal city's gray-water ordinance meets criticism, is delayed

The city staff and a building advisory committee want to repeal a 2008 law requiring separate gray-water plumbing in new Tucson homes.

November 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Move to repeal gray-water rule is postponed after criticism

The city staff and a building advisory committee want to repeal a 2008 law requiring separate gray-water plumbing in new Tucson homes.

November 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Developer buys land for 400 homes in Oro Valley

A California company has paid $10 million to buy 168 acres for a new housing development in Oro Valley’s Rancho Vistoso retirement community.

August 27, 2012 2:45 pmLoading…
With housing down, Strobeck bows out

With housing down, Strobeck bows out

John Strobeck in his east-side home, surrounded by vintage Pepsi-Cola paraphernalia, a couple of jukeboxes and ensconced in a diner booth that dates to the 1950s.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
With housing down, Strobeck bows out

With housing down, Strobeck bows out

At the housing boom's peak, 12,000 new-home permits were pulled in the Tucson area annually and the permits' chief counter - real estate analyst John Strobeck - was doing a half-million dollars in yearly business.

July 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Builder Deborah Chah stands in the doorway of the bathroom, directly across from the door to the balcony, during a recent tour of the smart lofts at East Glenn Street and North Mountain Avenue.

July 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Builder Krista Miller helped create energy-efficient smart lofts on infill lots on the north side.

July 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Builder Deborah Chah says the pair "wanted to do something more mindful" in constructing the lofts, which preserved native vegetation on site.

July 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Builders Deborah Chah, left, and Krista Miller walk around the exterior of the smart lofts, where they made a concerted effort to work around some of the established plants that were on the lot. Chah and Miller plan to build clusters of energy-efficient buildings around town.

July 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Tucson contractors embracing more energy efficiencies

Homebuilding is picking up in Southern Arizona, but these new homes are not the same old models you might have bought before the recession.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Two fee breaks OK'd for housing industry

Two fee breaks OK'd for housing industry

The homebuilding industry in Pima County will get two fee breaks aimed at boosting construction.

June 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Two fee breaks OK'd for housing industry

Two fee breaks OK'd for housing industry

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved two fee breaks Tuesday to help stimulate the homebuilding industry.

June 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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