News and Publications

There's a lot to know about the housing industry, especially in these turbulent times. This is why the NAHB Newsroom can 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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BSC Member Honored for Lifetime Service, Leadership Following Wildfires

October 19, 2017

Dan Mitchell, president of Eagle CDI Inc., was presented the lifetime of achievement award in systems built housing at the Building Systems Housing Summit.

Remodeling Market Indicators Stay Strong

October 19, 2017

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter, up two points from the previous quarter. It's the 18th consecutive RMI at or above 50, which indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter than report it is lower.

Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

October 19, 2017

NAHB asked two experts who serve on the Design Committee and National Sales and Marketing Council about the kitchen of 2018: What are the common elements of successful kitchen design? What trends seem to be gathering steam?

Remodeling Market Index Maintains Strength in Third Quarter

October 19, 2017

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter of 2017, up two points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders (Figure 1). For 18 consecutive quarters, the RMI has been at or above 50, which indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher than report it is lower... Read More ›

Residential Construction Lower on Hurricanes: Trends Remain in Place

October 18, 2017

Information released jointly by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Census Bureau indicates that total housing starts fell by 4.7 percent reflecting a 4.6 percent decline in single-family starts and a 5.1 percent drop in multifamily starts. This release reflects three dynamics, the impact of the recent hurricanes, the continued national trend growth in single-family starts, and... Read More ›

Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in October

October 17, 2017

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose four points to a level of 68 in October on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest reading since May. This current reading shows that home builder sentiment is rebounding from the initial reaction of concern due to hurricanes in Florida and Texas, including the anticipated effects of... Read More ›