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Making Use of Existing Structures to Increase Housing Supply

Covid has left a lasting mark on virtually everything it has touched in the past two years — not least of which is the concept of remote work, which has had a drastic impact on the commercial real…

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Sens. Thune, Menendez Urge Administration to Act on Lumber Tariffs

With the strong support of NAHB, Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on July 18 sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai…

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Completion Time of Multifamily Projects Keeps Getting Longer

Time is money for most businesses, and that is especially true in residential construction. In addition to the …

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Residential Construction Community in Illinois Rebuilds Home for Family in Need

Severe weather across the country destroys homes in its path. Families not only lose their homes and their personal belongings; the entire community struggles to restore their livelihoods.

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New Home Sales Increase in May Before Fed June Rate Rise

After posting four consecutive monthly declines on rising mortgage rates and worsening affordability conditions, new home sales posted a solid gain in May as some buyers rushed into the market in…

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New Research Shows Regulations Account for 40.6 Percent of Apartment Development Costs

Regulation imposed by all levels of government accounts for an average of 40.6 percent of multifamily development costs, according to …

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Housing Crisis in the Spotlight at High-Level Meeting in Washington

At a meeting today hosted by NAHB and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter set the tone for the conversation by noting that “housing affordability…

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Builder Confidence Plunges on Rising Interest Rates, Growing Affordability Woes

In a sign that the housing market is now slowing, builder confidence took a steep drop in May as growing affordability challenges in the form of rapidly rising interest rates, double-digit price…

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