Housing Economics

Housing Economics

NAHB provides in-depth economic analysis of the most significant issues and latest trends driving the housing industry.

Supply Constraints Hold Back Home Sales

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May's seasonally adjusted annual rate of new, single-family home sales (769k) was the lowest in a year, due to builders slowing sales as a consequence of higher material costs and declining availability of labor, material and lots.

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Data at a Glance

NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)

The HMI offers an insider’s perspective on the current state of housing. Each month, builder sentiment about the present and near-term housing market is depicted on a scale of 0 to 100, indicating the portion of builders experiencing positive market conditions.

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Housing’s Economic Impact

Housing impacts local economies. See estimates of the jobs, income, and taxes generated from typical single family and multifamily housing projects. Reports can be customized for your area.

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National Statistics

The latest on starts and permits, home sales, lumber prices, mortgage rates and more.

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State and Local Data

Regional reporting of building permits, home sales, employment and workforce demand.

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Forecasts

Analysis from NAHB economists on the current and future state of housing.

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Indices

Exclusive NAHB surveys provide insights from several sectors throughout the industry.

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Housing Economics PLUS

Get exclusive access to in-depth analysis of market trends and industry forecasts.

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Special Studies

Detailed research on a wide variety of topics related to the U.S. housing market.

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