Posts Tagged ‘ National Association of Homebuilders ’

NAHB Chairman Calls for Ending Lumber Tariffs, Boosting Output at White House Event

Mar 22nd, 2022

National Association of Homebuilders chairman Jerry Konter urged the Biden administration to increase domestic production of timber from federal lands and to work with Canada on a new softwood lumber agreement that will eliminate tariffs during a virtual White House listening session last week on resolving the lumber and building material supply chain crisis. “Historically […]

Builder Confidence Slides in February

Feb 22nd, 2022

The National Association of Homebuilders announced last week that 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. Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point lower, to 82 in […]

NAHB Chair Provides Monthly Recap, Looks Back on Year

Dec 14th, 2021

In his last monthly video update for the National Association of Homebuilders, executive director Chuck Fowke closed out the year with “good news.” Acknowledging that 2021 has been a year of “ups and downs,” he pointed out that “homebuilding has remained a bright spot.” Fowke reminded viewers that November homebuilder confidence, as tracked by the […]

Investing in the Future: Companies Focus on Developing the Next Generation of Workers

Oct 25th, 2021

Whether through webinars, school visits or designated days, such as the recent manufacturing day, members of the construction industry, including those working with doors, windows and glass, are making an effort to inspire a new generation of workers. That’s part of what the nationwide campaign Careers in Construction Month (CICM), which takes place every October, […]

Journalists Share Moulding and Millwork Trends

Nov 24th, 2020

Long-time journalists covering the moulding and millwork industry gathered online last week in a virtual session hosted by the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) to talk about industry trends, share their insights and answer attendees’ questions. Over the course of the event, it was apparent that companies had a lot to contend with this […]

Sales Growth Lifts Builder Confidence to New Record High

Nov 18th, 2020

The latest National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) report, released yesterday, shows confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes has increased another five points in November, shattering the previous all-time high of 85 recorded in October, and now sitting at 90. Builder confidence levels have hit successive all-time highs over […]

Apartment and Condominium Market Holds Steady in the First Quarter

May 26th, 2016

The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) remained essentially unchanged in the first quarter of 2016 after rising one point to 53. This is the 17th consecutive reading of 50 or above. The MPI measures builder and developer sentiment about current conditions in the apartment and condominium market […]

Housing Industry “Gets Back to Normal”

Apr 23rd, 2014

In the years following the bust, economic forecasters often used the term, the “long road back to normal” or the “new normal.” In today’s National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Spring Construction Forecast Robert Denk, NAHB assistant vice president for forecasting and analysis, discussed “getting back to normal” and painted a picture of this road past, […]

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