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ABC Special Report
Investigation: New Home Heartbreak
Trump - NAHB Homebuilders Shoddy Construction and Forced Arbitration

HOBB Gallery

  Home Defects
Little Elm - Drees Homes
Eldorado West Residents Picket
  Drees Homes
Drees Homes defective construction and foundation
Tremont & Juliet Homes
State Cancels Registration of Juliet Homes. Juliet continues to do business! Secretary of State records confirm Juliet and Tremont Homes are linked to 26 other companies. Tremont has a history of new homes with construction defects that caused mold
  Visiting the Lawmakers
Lawmaker hear from unhappy homeowners in Texas.
Photos of home defects
Do the defects in your home look like these? Send us your photos
  Houston Protest
Protest with Class and Lemons. Support a Home Lemon Law - Mary Cohn
Defective Materials
What does the lumber in your home look like?
  New Construction Mold
This is a photo study of mold under construction and the materials that predispose to the growth of mold.
Defective Brick
“Driftwood” manufactured by Hanson Brick.
  Pampered Foundations
Will today's foundation last?
Foundation Mistakes
Common and careless errors that can have grave consequences for a home’s foundation.
  David Weekly Defects
New David Weekley Built Home Torn Down due to Mold
Lennar Homes
  Bad Stucco

BadStucco.com is dedicated to highlight the problems within the building trades concerning stucco, http://www.badstucco.com/

Capitol Statement

Visiting Lawmaker to call Home Lemon Law to protect homebuyers

  A New Pulte Home

Pulte Home: Tour a 5 month old Defective House. See homeowner website: "My Pulte Experience. http://www.geocities.com/myllamas/CCFL/pulte.htm

Visiting Lawmakers 2007

Consumer Groups announces coalition

  Ryland Homes Construction Defects

Ryland Homes

Poorly Built by Pulte Homes

Pulte Construction Defects -  Nearly two out of every three homeowners (66 percent) indicated that they have sought repairs under Pulte’s limited warranty.<

  HUD's $22M Mess

Mirasol is a $22M HUD program that gave false promises of homeownership.  Pleged with shoddy construction and mismanagement by the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), <

Ryland Florida Horrors

Water, Water, Water...
More on Ryland Homes Careless Development.  Where is the drainage?

  Ryland Texas Horrors - Drainage? What Drainage

Ryland features: Niagara Falls of Texas

Mirasol: The Forgotten Family

Patricia Cabrera and her children have been displaced from her San Antonio Housing Authority Mirasol Home for two years due to construction defects and mold.

  Armadillo Homes Protest

Armadill Homes Bad Builders - Capitol visit 2009

Centex - Rivermist walls came tumbling down
Centex - Rivermist walls came tumbling down
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Reckless Endangerment

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Economic Armageddon

Barnes & Noble

Rise and Fall of Predatory Lending and Housing

NY Times: Building Flawed American Dreams 
Read CATO Institute: 
HUD Scandals

Listen to NPR:
Reckless Endangerman
Gretchen Morgenson : How 'Reckless' Greed Contributed
to Financial Crisis - Fannie Mae

NPR Special Report
Part I Listen Now
Perry Home - No Warranty 
Part II Listen Now
Texas Favors Builders

Washington Post
The housing bubble, in four chapters
BusinessWeek Special Reports
Bonfire of the Builders
Homebuilders helped fuel the housing crisis
Housing: That Sinking Feeling

Consumer Affairs Builder Complaints

 TRCC Implosion
 TRCC Shut Down
 Sunset Report

As Goes Texas So Goes the Nation
Knowledge and Financial Responsibility are still Optional for Texas Home Builders

TRCC from Bad to Worse
Case of the Crooked House

The Pat and Bob Egert Building & TRCC Experience 

Build it right the first time
An interview with Janet Ahmad

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