Spread the Word in Your Community

Material Costs
Contact: Anna Briseno
Senior Director, External Communications
(202) 266-8132

Soaring lumber prices have caused the price of new single-family and multifamily homes to increase substantially. NAHB has resources available to share with your community to demonstrate how rising material costs are hurting home buyers, builders and the housing industry.

For the latest talking points about lumber prices, visit NAHB’s Monthly Update. If you are contacted by the media to discuss rising material costs, consult NAHB’s best practices for handling media inquiries or contact NAHB’s media relations team for assistance. A consumer article about this issue is available to customize and place in local newspapers, magazines or blogs.

Lumber Testimonial Videos

Members are sharing their lumber stories with NAHB to illustrate to the Biden administration and Congress why a plan to address the lumber crisis is urgently needed. NAHB compiled these stories into 30-second video clips you can download and share with your networks.

Use the “Share Video” button and the video will open in a new tab, then use the ‘Share’ link at the top of the video screen.

HBAs can also request a customized video featuring testimonials in a specific state or region and include your HBA logo and website address.

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