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Housing Economics Plus
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Contacts: Paul Emrath
(202) 266-8449
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Lay Bragg
(202) 266-8270
lbragg@nahb.org

An analysis of various topics related to the U.S. housing market and exclusive, ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations including key data. Articles and presentations below feature research of diverse factors affecting housing and their impact on the industry. Topics range from demographics, industry structure, local and regional analysis, the effects of changes in interest rates on the price of a house, features that influence house prices, to the latest on government housing programs. Many articles also include a focus on individual states and metro areas.

Operating Costs of Owning a Home

This January 2021 study examines data from the 2019 American Housing Survey which shows that the average home owner spends about $9,240 a year to operate and maintain a single-family detached home.

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Average New Home Uses 24 Different Subcontractors

This study examined the subcontracting practices of single-family home builders, based on a recent survey of NAHB’s Builder members. The results show that subcontracting remains as common as ever, with builders employing an average of two dozen different subcontractors and subcontracting out 84% of their construction costs in the typical home they build.

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National Impact of Home Building and Remodeling Updated Estimates

This article updates NAHB’s estimates of the economic impact that residential construction has on the U.S. economy. These national estimates are designed for use when the impacts on all U.S. suppliers of goods and services to the construction industry — for example, manufacturers of building products — are of interest.

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