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NAHB produces in-depth economic analyses of the home building industry based on private and government data. Our economics group surveys builders, home buyers, and renters to gain insight into the issues and trends driving the industry.

Housing Starts

Look ahead with the Home Builders Forecasts by region and type.

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Framing and Lumber Prices

An overview of the behaviors within the U.S. framing lumber pricing market.

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