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.

For media inquiries contact Elizabeth Thompson, Director of Media Relations, at 202-266-8495 or use our online form.

NAHB’s Strategy in the Tax Reform Debate

October 20, 2017

We are committed to fight for the best policies to support our industry and the consumers we serve.

NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

October 20, 2017

This year, 111 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB's 55+ Housing Industry Council. Those winners will be announced on Jan. 9, 2018, during IBS.

Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

October 20, 2017

An Oct. 5 groundbreaking ceremony for the Howard College-San Angelo Construction Trades Center of Excellence was also a day to celebrate expanded career choices for Texas high school graduates – and a new generation of skilled construction workers.

September Existing Sales Slightly Up

October 20, 2017

September existing sales increased slightly by 0.7% for the first time in four months, but the first-time buyer share decreased to 29% of sales, the lowest share since September 2015. The National Association of Realtors reported that parts of Texas and South Florida had temporary but notable declines due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Some 48% of homes sold last... Read More ›

Lots Account for 17% of New Home Sale Prices

October 20, 2017

Earlier this month we published two blogs highlighting record-small sizes and record-high prices of new single-family lots. Extending this analysis and incorporating data on new home sale prices shows that, on average, lot values accounted for less than 17% of sale prices of new single-family homes started in 2016, the lowest share since at least 1999. Regionally, the share of... Read More ›

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 ›