Article NAHB

Construction Costs Climb, Housing Starts Dip 9.5% in April

As construction costs rise due to the price of lumber, homebuilders have slowed construction of new homes, leading to a seasonal dip in housing starts.

May 19, 2021

Article NAHBResearch

Single-Family Housing Starts Down 8.5% to Start 2021

While single-family housing starts ended 2020 on a high note, increases in lumber prices have added $24,000 to the cost of building the average home in 2021.

Mar 17, 2021

KBIS, IBSx Virtual Events Close Exhibitor Halls; Programming Continues

Technical issues lead co-located NKBA Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and NAHB International Builders’ Show to postpone virtual exhibit booths of Feb. 9-12 events, while sessions and other programs remain accessible to attendees.

Feb 10, 2021

Why Integrators Should Check Out Virtual International Builders Show

Integrators may not think much about the new home construction market, but this year's International Builders Show will feature plenty of smart home technology worth inspecting.

Jan 31, 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.

Jan 21, 2021

Article NAHBResearch

Research: Single-Family Housing Starts Remain Strong in November Despite Challenges

Builders were unable to keep up with demand during November due in part to rising regulatory and construction costs, lot shortages, and a lack of laborers.

Jan 13, 2021