Posts Tagged ‘ Housing PRoduction ’

Are Government Regulations Hindering the Market for New Homes?

Jul 24th, 2023

Officials from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) met with members of Congress to address how they see government regulations impacting housing production and affordability. NAHB chairperson Alicia Huey told members of the House Financial Services subcommittee that the growing number of regulations and mandates supporting environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies are leading […]

As Home Prices Rise Owners Also Set to Spend More on Improvements

Apr 20th, 2021

After the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) showed a slight dip in builder confidence in March, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a rise in building permits issued for the same month, along with a sharp year-over-year increase. In March, officials for NAHB pointed to material costs and […]

NAHB Pushes for Solutions to Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

Mar 19th, 2021

Housing production weakened in February as ongoing high material costs and interest rates continue to affect the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau report overall housing starts decreased 10.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The 1.42 million starts is the number […]

Housing Production Drops 3.7 Percent

May 17th, 2018

Total housing production fell 3.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Despite the drop, the housing number still remain near a post-recession high, as the March report marked an 11-year […]

Housing Production Up 2 Percent in March

Apr 17th, 2015

With rising springtime temperatures comes rising home production. In March, nationwide housing starts rose 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 units. That’s an upward revision from February’s reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. Single-family housing production rose 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of […]