News and Publications

There's a lot to know about the housing industry, especially in these turbulent times. This is why the NAHB Newsroom can be your resource for the latest, most complete news and information about the housing industry. NAHB also offers a full slate of news publications focused on a variety of home building industry topics.

For media inquiries contact Elizabeth Thompson, Director of Media Relations, at 202-266-8495 or use our online form.

‘Building an Appetite’ Recipe Submissions Due Sept. 30

September 23, 2016

First Vice Chairman Granger MacDonald and his wife Kathy are creating a collection of NAHB cookbooks to celebrate the life of their son, Doug Wistner — and they're asking for your recipes.

Say Thanks to These Spikes

September 23, 2016

Thank you to the following fine recruiters — including NAHB Chair Ed Brady — for bringing the most new Builder and Associate members to our Federation in August.

3 Ways Vehicle Tracking Can Help You Save

September 23, 2016

Looking for a way to bring down project costs while streamlining operations? Investing in vehicle tracking could be the answer.

Asking Prices of Apartments and Condominiums in the First Quarter of 2016

September 23, 2016

The US Census Bureau, along with the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), fund and publish the Survey of Market Absorption (SOMA). The SOMA contains data on recently completed apartments and condominiums, including the asking rent and sale prices of these units. The median asking price of privately financed, unfurnished, nonsubsidized... Read More ›

Existing Home Sales Fell in August

September 23, 2016

Existing home sales, reported by the National Association of Realtors, soften further in August. Total existing home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, declined to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.33 million units from a downwardly revised 5.38 million units in July. Existing single family sales fell to a seasonally adjusted annual... Read More ›

August Construction Employment Growth by States

September 22, 2016

NAHB’s analysis of August regional employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that states with the highest annual growth rates of total construction employment are Iowa (18.68%), Hawaii (12.25%), and Colorado (11.31%). The total number of workers in construction reached 6.7 million nationwide, up by 3.13% annually. At the same time, the largest construction jobs gains happened... Read More ›