Podcast: Lumber Issue Heats Up, Hurts Affordability

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On the latest episode of the NAHB podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the biggest headwind facing home building: Skyrocketing lumber prices. In early February, prices surpassed the September peak, causing concern for many home builders and buyers.

Jerry and Jim also discuss housing finance updates, the latest happenings on Capitol Hill, and more. If you want to hear the latest in housing news, remember to subscribe to Housing Developments wherever you listen to podcasts.

Lumber Issue Heats Up, Hurts Affordability

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Episode 38|15:51|February 11, 2021

Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin record for the first time in front of a live, virtual audience as part of IBSx. The co-hosts were joined by the Mayor of Colorado Springs John Suthers to discuss the importance of residential construction on the local economy and workforce development.

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