News and Publications

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

Stephanie Pagan, Media Relations Manager

Finalists Announced for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards

December 10, 2018

The judges for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards have selected the finalists from a robust crop of nominees. Winners will be announced at the IBS Global Industry Day on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in the International Central.

IBS Early Bird Pricing Extended to Friday, Dec. 14

December 10, 2018

The deadline to take advantage of special early bird pricing for the 2019 International Builders’ Show has been extended to Friday, Dec. 14. Don't miss your chance to attend the world’s largest annual light construction show at the best possible price.

Don’t Miss Home Builders Institute’s Popular IBS Pre-Show Courses

December 07, 2018

Get an early, educational start on your 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) experience with four popular, half-day courses from Home Builders Institute. These pre-show courses take place Feb. 16-18. You’ll also receive a free expo pass with registration.

Non-Revolving Debt Drives Consumer Credit Growth

December 10, 2018

Preliminary consumer credit data for October 2018 released by the Federal Reserve Board’s G.19 Consumer Credit report indicate an increase in outstanding credit of about 7.75% (SAAR) during the third quarter. Revolving credit increased at an annual rate of 10.75%, while nonrevolving credit increased at an annual rate of 6.75%. Revolving credit plans, which is largely composed of credit card... Read More ›

Uptick for Construction Job Openings in October

December 10, 2018

The count of unfilled jobs in the construction sector increased in October, although the total remained lower than the August estimate, which marked a post-recession high. According to the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and NAHB analysis, the number of open construction sector jobs expanded to 292,000 in October. The open position rate (job openings as a... Read More ›

Job Market Slowed in November

December 07, 2018

After a big job gain last month, hiring slowed in November. Total employment increased by 155,000 and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%. Residential construction employment increased by 7,900 in November. The industry has added 205,000 jobs since 2017. According to the Employment Situation for November released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total nonfarm payroll employment rose... Read More ›