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
202-266-8495
ethompson@nahb.org

Stephanie Pagan, Media Relations Manager
202-266-8254
spagan@nahb.org

NAHB Podcast Offers New Insights on Housing Economics

April 19, 2019

On this week's episode of Housing Developments, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz shares his 2019 economic forecast for the industry and what the recent change in the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index means for builders. NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and guest host Paul Lopez, VP of Communications & Public Affairs, also discuss Mark Calabria's confirmation as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, housing finance reform and the state of the labor force.

Housing Starts Decline in March

April 19, 2019

Despite signs of stabilizing confidence in the marketplace, housing affordability continues to be a concern as the pace of housing construction weakened last month.

Home Building Employment Across States and Congressional Districts

April 18, 2019

A new NAHB study presents the most recent and comprehensive estimates of home building employment, including self-employed workers, by state and congressional district.

Housing Construction Weakness Continued in March

April 19, 2019

According to a estimates from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, single-family starts continued to show weakness in March, despite the recent stabilization in the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). After downward revisions made to the February data, single-family starts were down 0.4% to a 785,000 seasonally adjusted annual pace in March, the lowest such rate... Read More ›

Remodelers’ Confidence Falls Three Points in First Quarter

April 18, 2019

The Remodeling Market Index (RMI) fell three points to 54 in the first quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Despite the drop, the RMI is still over the index break-even point of 50, which indicates that more remodelers report that market activity is higher than report it is lower, compared to the previous quarter. The... Read More ›

Home Building Employment Across States and Congressional Districts

April 17, 2019

A new NAHB study presents the most recent and comprehensive estimates of home building employment, including self-employed workers, by state and congressional district. NAHB Economics estimates that out of 10.3 million people working in construction in 2017, more than 4 million people worked in residential construction, accounting for 2.6% of the US employed civilian labor force. Despite steady job gains... Read More ›