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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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    NAHB is working with Congress, the administration, and state and local officials and policymakers to address the nation's affordability crisis.
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    The home building industry continues to experience a severe labor shortage, which is a key factor in the cost and availability of new homes.
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    Promoting a culture of workplace safety on job sites protects construction workers and eliminates preventable accidents, injuries, and deaths.
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    Sustainability and high performance building incorporates construction and development techniques, materials and designs intended to minimize a home’s impact on the environment and conserve natural resources.
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    An equitable U.S.-Canada trade agreement will provide a reliable, affordable supply of lumber to provide homes for American families.
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    NAHB continues to work with Congress to achieve a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program to keep the program fiscally sound and let builders provide safe and affordable housing.

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