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

Housing ‘Blitz’ Builds 237 Homes in One Week

September 23, 2019

Habitat for Humanity's 2019 Home Builders Blitz successfully wrapped earlier this month after completing 237 safe and affordable homes for low-income families.

Local HBA Spearheads Hurricane Relief Efforts for Bahamas

September 23, 2019

When news broke that Hurricane Dorian was about the ravage the Bahamas and slam Florida’s coast the Greater Orlando Builders Association (GOBA) sprang into action. Since then, hundreds of hurricane relief items have been collected and shipped to the Bahamas, with more items on the way this week.

The Future of Women in the Construction Industry

September 20, 2019

Many women view construction as a male-dominated field and may be reluctant to pursue a career in the industry unless they have an opportunity to explore their prospects. Exposure to the industry can — and should — start early. Here are a few great examples.

Real Estate’s Market Value Shows Minimal Growth in Q2 2019

September 23, 2019

The recently released Federal Reserve’s Z.1 Financial Accounts of the United States report (formerly known as the Flow of Funds report) shows the latest transactions in households’ balance sheets as they occurred in the second quarter of 2019. The growth in the market values of homes in the U.S. grew less proportionately to the growth in mortgages taken on them... Read More ›

Gains for Top Builder Share

September 23, 2019

The top 20 builders produced 29.0% of all the homes constructed in the country in 2018, according to data from BUILDER magazine. That share is a notable gain from 2017, when the largest 20 builders were responsible for 26.8% of all completions. Historical data shows a rising trend in the market share of the top 20 builders[1].  In 2000, these... Read More ›

Examining the Spatial Distribution of Rental Housing

September 20, 2019

With disruption to home construction from the Great Recession and more recently, declining affordability of homeownership, the number of renters in the US has expanded, reaching 109 million in 2017 or 34 percent of the population (up from 89 million and 30 percent in 2007). As renting becomes more common, it is important to examine the types of rental structures... Read More ›