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Lay Bragg
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(202) 266-8270

An analysis of various topics related to the U.S. housing market and exclusive, ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations including key data. Articles and presentations below feature research of diverse factors affecting housing and their impact on the industry. Topics range from demographics, industry structure, local and regional analysis, the effects of changes in interest rates on the price of a house, features that influence house prices, to the latest on government housing programs. Many articles also include a focus on individual states and metro areas.

Jun 08, 2022

Regulation: 40.6 Percent of the Cost of Multifamily Development

Apartment development can be subject to a significant array of regulatory costs, including a broad range of fees, standards and other requirements imposed at different stages of the development and construction process. This joint research effort surveyed NAHB and NMHC members to quantify how much regulation exists and how much it is adding to the cost of developing much-needed new multifamily properties.

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Nov 01, 2021

Prices of Goods and Services Used in Residential Construction

According to analysis of the most recent release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index (PPI), the prices of goods used as inputs to residential construction including energy and excluding energy have risen 13.0 percent year-to-date (YTD). In contrast, the overall index for all goods climbed 9.6 percent over the same period.

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Jul 01, 2021

Home Building Census

Residential construction remains the industry of independent entrepreneurs with close to 80% of home builders and specialty trade contractor firms being self-employed independent contractors.

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