Posts Tagged ‘ Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University ’

Remodeling Spending to Climb in 2017

Jan 31st, 2017

Home remodeling and repair spending is expected to see sustained momentum in 2017, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) recently released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The LIRA projects that spending levels will end the year up 6.7 percent at $317 billion, […]

Report: Housing Rebounds, But Who Can Afford It?

Jun 22nd, 2016

Thanks to rising incomes and a strong demand for rental units, the U.S. housing market continues to bounce back from the Great Recession, according to The State of the Nation’s Housing report, released Wednesday by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. In fact, it could help the nation’s financial health improve as low energy prices, […]

NAHB Weighs in on Rental Housing Report

Dec 10th, 2013

Rick Judson, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) issued the following statement on a the report on rental housing released yesterday from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS). “The report highlights serious affordability problems for many of America’s renter households, and NAHB supports many of the policy initiatives outlined in […]

Remodeling Gains to Continue into 2014

Aug 1st, 2013

General strengthening in the housing market over the past 18 months is translating into increased spending on home improvements, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released yesterday by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Remodeling contractors have been reporting improving market conditions for the […]

Remodeling Numbers are on the Rise

Jan 24th, 2013

A new study release by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University shows an overall revitalization of the nation’s housing stock is underway. According to The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal, foreclosed properties are being transformed, sustainable home improvements are increasing in popularity, older homeowners are retrofitting their homes to accommodate their […]

Remodeling Activity Poised for Strong Growth

Jul 19th, 2012

With home sales picking up and contractors seeing more positive business conditions in the future, remodeling activity in the U.S. is in a position to see accelerated growth by the end of this year and into 2013, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the […]

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