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There's a lot to know about the housing industry. This is why the NAHB Newsroom should be your resource for the latest, most complete news and information about the housing industry. NAHB also offers a full slate of news publications focused on a variety of home building industry topics.

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Liz Thompson, Director of Media Relations
202-266-8495
ethompson@nahb.org

Stephanie Pagan, Media Relations Manager
202-266-8254
spagan@nahb.org

Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Released

October 19, 2018

The Treasury Department and IRS today released the long-awaited proposed regulations for implementing opportunity zones, a new type of economic development incentive created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

How Did You Engage with YP Week 2018?

October 19, 2018

NAHB's inaugural Young Professionals Week is concluding today, but not without a lot of activity from YPs across the country.

Labor Shortages are Raising Home Prices

October 19, 2018

Last month, NAHBNow recounted the record share of single-family builders reporting shortages of labor and subcontractors based on a recent survey conducted by the association. View the three most widespread effects of the labor shortages.

Existing Sales Fall

October 19, 2018

Existing-home sales in September declined 3.4% to the lowest level since November 2015, and are now down 4.1% from a year ago. The first-time buyer share of 32% was up from 31% last month and 29% a year ago. The National Association of Realtors reported that 47% of homes sold in September were on the market less than a month.... Read More ›

Remodeling Confidence Remains Solid

October 18, 2018

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) remained stable with a reading of 58 in the third quarter of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The RMI has been at or above 50 since the second quarter of 2013, which indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher than report it is lower (Figure 1). The overall... Read More ›

Single-Family Starts Flat in September

October 17, 2018

Total housing starts posted a decline in September due to flat conditions for single-family construction and a pullback for apartment development. Total starts declined 5.3% in September but are 6.4% higher for 2018 on a year-to-date basis, according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD. The pace of single-family starts was roughly flat in September, decreasing... Read More ›