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New Home Sales Fall in June as Supply-Chain Challenges Remain

National
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.6 percent in June to a 676,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
NAHB

NAHB Awards Programs Now Open

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced that its awards programs are now open. NAHB’s awards programs highlight the best and brightest in the home building industry in a variety of categories.
NAHB

New Home Sales Drop in May as Housing Costs Continue to Rise

National
New home sales fell to the lowest pace in a year, with prices jumping 18 percent on a year-over-year basis, due to the high costs and uncertain availability of building materials, lots and labor. Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 5.9 percent .
NAHB

Home Building at Fastest Pace in Areas With Shortest Commute Times

National
Home building across the nation expanded the fastest in places with the shortest commute times, according to the quarterly National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released today.
NAHB

New Home Sales Soften in April with Growing Housing Affordability Concerns

National
Rising building materials costs and low inventory have caused new home sales prices to jump 20 percent on a year-over-year basis, harming housing affordability and driving down the pace of new home sales.
NAHB

Interest in New Homes Increases Among First-Time Buyers

National
As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), reveals that first-time home buyers account for almost half (43 percent)
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

National
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., today issued the following statement on President Biden’s infrastructure proposal
NAHB

February Home Sales Down on Rising Material Costs, Interest Rates

National
Higher interest rates, supply shortages and rising material prices, particularly for lumber, put a damper on new home sales in February. Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 18.2 percent to a 775,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according
NAHB

Higher Material Costs, Interest Rates Lower Builder Sentiment

National
Despite high buyer traffic and strong demand, builder sentiment fell in March as rising lumber and other material prices pushed builder confidence lower. The latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)
NAHB

NAHB Names Multifamily, Building Systems Council, Homes for Life and Global Innovation Award Winners

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) honored outstanding work in multifamily construction, building systems, aging-in-place and global innovation last week at the NAHB Pillars
NAHB

International Housing Association Continues Focus on Access to Housing Finance

National
The International Housing Association (IHA) is continuing to focus on ways potential home owners across the world can access housing finance to achieve homeownership. Through “Housing Affordability: A World Challenge,”
NAHB

Best in American Living™ Awards Embrace Top Design Trends for 2021

National
More than 160 single-family, multifamily, interior design, remodeling and community projects were honored at last night’s 2020 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) virtual ceremony. The awards are sponsored by Monogram Luxury Appliance
NAHB

Record-High Lumber Prices are Hammering Housing Affordability

National
Soaring lumber prices are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of a new home, pricing out millions of potential home buyers and impeding the residential construction sector from moving the economy forward, according to the National Association
NAHB

Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Remains High in Fourth Quarter

National
Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained high in the fourth quarter, inching down one point from an all-time high to 82, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI)
NAHB

New Home Sales Hold Steady in December

National
Higher home prices stemming from rising lumber and other building material costs as well as a lack of inventory due to a shortage of buildable lots offset solid demand for new home sales in December.
NAHB

Remodeling Industry Confidence Is Strong Despite COVID-19

National
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 79. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers’ strong confidence in their markets, for projects
NAHB

Housing Starts End 2020 Strong; Risks Ahead

National
While housing starts ended the year on a strong note, rising lumber prices and increasing regulatory cost concerns could affect future production. Led by a solid, double-digit gain in single-family starts, overall housing starts increased 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.67 million units
NAHB

As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

National
 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week of Jan. 11-15 for a COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down to remind workers
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on $900 Billion Stimulus Package

National
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after Congress passed a $900 billion economic relief package
NAHB

Affordability and Lack of Supply Put a Dent in New Home Sales

National
New home sales dipped in November, but remained at a solid level as builders struggled to meet demand and gain access to building materials. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November fell 11 percent to an 841,000 seasonally adjusted

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NAHB

New Home Sales Fall in June as Supply-Chain Challenges Remain

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.6 percent in June to a 676,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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CNNBusiness

Fears of housing downturn may have been overblown

But the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said Wednesday that builder confidence spiked last month thanks to a drop in interest rates.
Forbes

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