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Housing Affordability Falls to Lowest Level Since Great Recession

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Rising mortgage rates, high inflation, low existing inventory and elevated home prices contributed to housing affordability falling to its lowest point since the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2022.
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on the Inflation Reduction Act

National
Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., today issued the following statement on the Inflation Reduction Act
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Treasury’s New Guidance on Affordable Housing Development

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Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and home builder and developer from Savannah
NAHB

New Home Sales Plunge in June on Rising Affordability Woes

National
New home sales in June fell to the lowest level since April 2020, reflecting declining builder sentiment as construction bottlenecks continue to slow new home building and raise housing costs.
NAHB

Single-Family Starts Fall to Two-Year Low on Higher Construction Costs and Interest Rates

National
Increased interest rates, building material supply chain bottlenecks and elevated construction costs continue to put a damper on the single-family housing market. For the first time
NAHB

More Than 600 NAHB Members Urge Congress to Take Action to Ease the Housing...

National
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 advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest
NAHB

New Home Sales Increase in May Before Fed June Rate Rise

National
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 advance of the Federal Reserve’s June interest rate hike
NAHB

Rising Interest Rates, Higher Construction Costs Slow Housing Production

National
Rising interest rates and ongoing building material supply chain disruptions that raise construction costs continue to act as significant headwinds on the housing market.
NAHB

Single-Family Home Building Growth Slowing in Large Suburbs

National
New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show that the rate of year-over-year single-family construction growth in small
NAHB

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

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Regulation imposed by all levels of government accounts for an average of 40.6 percent of multifamily development costs, according to new research released today
NAHB

Confidence in Multifamily Housing Weakens in First Quarter of 2022

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing turned downward in the first quarter of 2022, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
NAHB

New Home Sales Down on Rising Interest Rates, Declining Affordability

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In a further sign of a housing slowdown, new home sales posted a double-digit percentage decline in April, falling to their weakest pace in two years, as rising mortgage interest rates
NAHB

More than 10,000 Housing Industry Representatives Send Letter to Biden Warning of Housing Crisis

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More than 10,000 members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today sent a letter to President Biden calling on the White House to take immediate action as the growing housing
NAHB

Housing Market at Inflection Point as Builder Confidence Continues to Fall

National
Rapidly rising interest rates combined with ongoing home price increases and higher construction costs continue to take a toll on builder confidence and housing affordability.
NAHB

Single-Family Permits Decline in March as Affordability Woes Continue

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The single-family housing market continued to show signs of softening in March as permits and starts declined due to rising mortgage interest rates and ongoing supply chain bottlenecks
NAHB

New Home Sales Soften in February on Higher Mortgage Rates and Construction Costs

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Higher mortgage rates and construction costs pushed new home sales lower in February even as demand remains solid due to a lack of existing home inventory.
NAHB

Single-Family and Multifamily Growth Solid but Trended in Opposite Directions in Last Half of...

National
New findings from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show that the rate of year-over-year single-family growth in all small and large
NAHB

Housing Affordability Will Remain a Significant Challenge in 2022

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Low existing home inventory and strong buyer demand will keep housing moving forward in 2022 even as builders continue to grapple with ongoing building material production bottlenecks and labor shortages that will limit the pace of construction
NAHB

Builder Confidence Eases on Supply-Side Constraints

National
Despite strong buyer demand, builder sentiment continued to slip in February as the industry grapples with ongoing building material production bottlenecks that are raising construction costs and delaying projects.
NAHB

NAHB Unveils the Two Official Show Homes of the 2022 International Builders’ Show

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Leading Suppliers Council, in collaboration with Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines, today unveiled the official

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NAHB

Housing Affordability Falls to Lowest Level Since Great Recession

Rising mortgage rates, high inflation, low existing inventory and elevated home prices contributed to housing affordability falling to its lowest point since the Great Recession in the second quarter of 2022.

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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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