Rising Mortgage Rates and Home Prices Put a Damper on Housing Affordability

Rising home prices and interest rates coupled with elevated construction costs, low existing inventory and solid demand resulted in a significant decline in housing affordability during the second…

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How Women Leaders Can Continue Advancing Within the Industry

Women accounted for nearly 1.2 million of those employed in the construction industry in 2020, …

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Builder Confidence Edges Higher Despite Rising Rate Concerns

Low existing inventory that is keeping demand solid for new homes helped to push builder confidence up in July even as the industry continues to grapple with rising mortgage rates, elevated…

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The Fed: Driving While Using Only the Rear-View Mirror

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided the following housing market overview in his biweekly newsletter Eye on the Economy.

Markets are increasingly expecting the Federal…

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House and Senate Lawmakers Unveil NAHB-Supported Transformer Bill

At NAHB’s urging, Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) have introduced identical House and Senate bills — Protecting America’s Distribution Transformer Supply Chain Act —…

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Member Turns Local Partnership into Nationwide Success

NAHB’s Boys & Girls Clubs of America …

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47 Bipartisan Senators Call for Action on Transformers

At NAHB’s urging, a bipartisan group of 47 Senate lawmakers has sent a letter to Sec. Jennifer Granholm urging the Department of Energy (DOE) not to move forward on its proposed rule to regulate…

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Lack of Resales Provides Boost to New Home Sales in April

Note: This publication of this release on was delayed due to technical issues.

Stabilizing mortgage rates and a lack of resale inventory provided a boost for new home…

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