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.

For media inquiries, please use our online form or contact a member of our Media Relations team.

Liz Thompson, Director of Media Relations

Stephanie Pagan, Media Relations Manager

Learn How to Grow Your Membership at IBS 2020

December 13, 2019

The International Builders' Show (IBS) is the perfect time to brush up on all things membership and start your HBA’s year off right. Learn how to grow your membership by attending the 2020 Membership Learning Labs during the show.

A Gift to You: 2019 All Wrapped Up

December 13, 2019

On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin look back at 2019. Tune in to hear about our key policy wins from the year, and where we’re headed in 2020.

Silver Award Winners Announced for National Sales and Marketing Awards

December 12, 2019

NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC) has announced Silver Award winners for The Nationals new home sales and marketing awards. 

Household Balance Sheets: 3Q19

December 13, 2019

The third quarter 2019 Financial Accounts of the United States, the Federal Reserve’s flow of funds data, show the aggregate values of households’ assets and liabilities in the nation. Households’ real estate assets totaled $29.2 trillion and liabilities totaled $10.5 trillion, making homeowners’ equity $18.7 trillion or 64% of total household real estate. The data show a continuation of the... Read More ›

Regional Data on Single-Family Permits in October

December 13, 2019

Over the first ten months of 2019, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 727,301. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is a 1.6% decline over the October 2018 level of 739,120. Year-to-date ending in October, single-family permits reported declines in three regions and a slight increase in the South. The Northeast reported the steepest decline... Read More ›

Softwood Lumber, Gypsum Products Prices Increase as Broader Price Index Declines in November

December 12, 2019

Prices paid for goods used in residential construction declined 0.4% in November (not seasonally adjusted) according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Building materials prices have declined an average of 0.1% per month over the last 12 months, and the price of goods used in residential construction has risen 1.3% in 2019.... Read More ›