NAHB Condemns Commerce Action to Double Tariffs on Canadian Lumber

2021-11-24T16:17:18-06:00

In a blow to housing affordability and a move strongly opposed by NAHB, the Commerce Department today moved forward today with its next administrative review to double the tariffs on Canadian lumber shipments into the U.S. from 9% to 17.9%.

NAHB Condemns Commerce Action to Double Tariffs on Canadian Lumber2021-11-24T16:17:18-06:00

IBS Education Sessions Explore Alternative Building Solutions

2021-11-22T09:15:42-06:00

As supply-chain issues continue to challenge the housing market, builders can explore different building techniques that may streamline the home-building process and utilize less material. The 2022 NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) provides opportunities to explore these options through various education sessions focused on offsite construction.

IBS Education Sessions Explore Alternative Building Solutions2021-11-22T09:15:42-06:00

Supply-Side Disruptions Push Single-Family Production Down in October

2021-11-17T09:30:39-06:00

Single-family housing production lagged in October due to supply-chain effects for materials and ongoing access issues for labor and lots. Overall housing starts decreased 0.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.52 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Supply-Side Disruptions Push Single-Family Production Down in October2021-11-17T09:30:39-06:00

Fed Acts on Inflation as Housing Affordability Weakens

2021-11-12T11:18:53-06:00

The combination of higher home prices, rising construction costs and moderately higher interest rates will exacerbate housing affordability conditions and increasingly push many prospective buyers out of the market in the coming months.

Fed Acts on Inflation as Housing Affordability Weakens2021-11-12T11:18:53-06:00

Podcast: Supply Chain, Infrastructure and Climate Change Dominate Headlines

2021-11-10T15:18:35-06:00

Hear the latest on the supply chain crisis, the infrastructure bill, and the results from the recent Virginia and New Jersey elections. Plus, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Immediate Past Chair Greg Ugalde give an update on their time at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, to advocate on behalf of the housing industry.  

Podcast: Supply Chain, Infrastructure and Climate Change Dominate Headlines2021-11-10T15:18:35-06:00

Materials Prices Post Record Year-to-Date Increase

2021-11-10T10:18:42-06:00

The softwood lumber price index increased 9.1% in October (seasonally adjusted) — its first monthly increase since May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report. Overall, building material prices have increased 12.2% year to date, after climbing 4.5% over the same period in 2020.

Materials Prices Post Record Year-to-Date Increase2021-11-10T10:18:42-06:00

Podcast: Industry Leaders Tackle Supply Chain, Infrastructure Questions

2021-11-02T11:20:46-05:00

On the latest episode of NAHB's Housing Developments podcast, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin welcome special guest Trey Northrup, CEO of LIXIL Americas, to discuss supply chain issues, labor shortages, appliance demand, infrastructure and more.

Podcast: Industry Leaders Tackle Supply Chain, Infrastructure Questions2021-11-02T11:20:46-05:00

NAHB Calls for Action on Canadian Lumber as Biden Eases Tariffs on European Steel

2021-11-01T14:22:44-05:00

President Biden announced at the G-20 summit in Rome that the U.S. would ease tariffs on European steel and aluminum, prompting NAHB to express concern and disappointment that no action was taken to lift duties on Canadian lumber that continue to harm housing affordability. A report in the Wall Street Journal noted that U.S. Commerce […]

NAHB Calls for Action on Canadian Lumber as Biden Eases Tariffs on European Steel2021-11-01T14:22:44-05:00

Action on Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Tariffs Needed to Boost Housing Affordability 

2021-10-20T10:17:29-05:00

NAHB today called on Congress and the Biden administration to help ease building material supply chain bottlenecks that are harming housing affordability by removing trade barriers and seeking solutions to port congestion and persistent delays in truck and rail transportation.

Action on Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Tariffs Needed to Boost Housing Affordability 2021-10-20T10:17:29-05:00

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