BLACKSBURG, VA, Feb. 11, 2015 – Residents of energy efficient apartments save an average of $54 a month, or $648 annually, on their electricity bills, according a Housing Virginia study that demonstrates the impacts of energy efficient construction requirements in affordable rental housing. The yearlong study conducted by Virginia Tech’s Center for Housing Research also finds that apartments […]

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VCHR Wins the ARES 2014 Best Paper for Sustainable Real Estate

Members of the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) collaborated on a recent submission to the 2014 American Real Estate Society’s Conference in San Diego California.  Their paper titled “Complementarity: Evidence From US Home Builders’Green Technology Use 2000-2010″ won the conference’s best paper prize for the topic of Sustainable Real Estate which is sponsored by the NAIOP […]

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Appraising appraisals: New study released on remuneration for real estate appraisals in Virginia

Virginia Tech researchers and students conducted a survey of Virginia residential real estate appraisers to analyze the patterns of fees earned in 2013. Prior to the release of this report, no data existed that defined “customary and reasonable” residential real estate appraisal fees in Virginia. This report is the third report of its type to […]

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Non-traditional approaches in housing research

Non-traditional approaches in housing research: From nesting apes to neuroimaging Presented by Dr. Russell James

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Green housing finance: Past policies, future demand

Green housing finance: Past policies, future demand Presented by Dr. Carlos Martin

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Housing the Future

Housing the future: green building, nesting apes and neuroimaging An anniversary celebration, featuring talks by housing thought leaders Dr. Carlos Martin of Urban Institute and Dr. Russell James of Texas Tech University: “Green housing finance: past policies, future demand” by Dr. Martin “Non-traditional approaches in housing research: from nesting apes to neuroimaging” by Dr. James. […]

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