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Research Finds Single-Family Housing Starts Level Off in September

According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, overall housing starts were down 1.6% in September due in part to a decline in MDU production.

CE Pro Editors · October 22, 2021

Home Remodeling Spending Predicted to Grow by 9% in 2022

Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies predicts continued increases in remodeling spending into the coming year.

Jason Knott · October 21, 2021

Housing Starts Down 7% in July

Supply chain and labor shortages caused housing starts to decrease by 7% overall in July, with single-family starts decreasing 4.5%.

Andrew Nichols · September 09, 2021

New Home Sales Decline in June Due to Continued Supply Chain Challenges

Sales of newly constructed homes are down for the third straight month as builders continue to combat higher construction costs and supply chain restrictions.

CE Pro Editors · July 29, 2021

Government Research Shows Housing Starts Increase 6.3% in June

Housing starts across the United States have increased as lumber prices start to lower, but other material costs continue to raise the price of completed homes.

CE Pro Editors · July 21, 2021

New Home Sales Drop 5.9% in May Due to Rising Housing Costs

Increased cost of building materials coupled with overall housing price increases has lead to a dip in new home sales for May 2021.

CE Pro Editors · July 13, 2021

Single-Family Housing Starts Up 4.2% in May

After a difficult April, housing starts rebounded in May, with overall starts up 3.6% and single-family starts up 4.2%.

CE Pro Editors · June 17, 2021

New Home Sales Sink in April as Builders Deal with Lumber Price Increases

Due in part to recent Canadian lumber tariffs and general scarcity of building materials have caused new home sales to dip in April.

Andrew Nichols · June 03, 2021

Why NAHB Says Biden Should Be ‘Ashamed’ for Proposed Policy

Biden proposal to double Canadian lumber tariffs from 9% to 18.32% outrages NAHB, calling it ‘disingenuous.” Integrators could be affected.

Jason Knott · May 26, 2021

U.S. Single-Family Housing Starts End 2020 Up 12%; 2021 Outlook Muddled

Single-family housing starts hits 1.34 million, highest since 2006. Rising lumber prices and new regs could slow market in 2021.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2021