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Construction input prices continue to rise
Softwood lumber prices ascended 6.8% over the previous month and are up 83.4% from March 2020.
NAHB Remodeler Market Index sizzles in Q1
National Association of Home Builders says the latest report signals strength in remodeler confidence.
Residential construction employment moves ahead of pre-pandemic levels
About 518,000 residential construction jobs were created in the past 11 months.
NAHB promotes construction vaccine awareness
Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction takes place April 19-23.
Pending home sales drop in February
A limited pool is cutting down on homebuyer options while driving prices upward.
Lumber prices impact needed home repairs
Essential repairs are being put on hold, contractors tell the NAHB.
New home sales sink in February
The NAHB points to rising interest rates, supply shortages, and high lumber prices for the decline.
Milwaukee Tool partners with Associated Builders and Contractors
The tool maker will provide ABC chapters and contractor members with solutions for a safer, profitable and more productive jobsite.
Housing starts dive in February
The West is the lone region to show gains in housing starts for February.
NAHB reports larger shift to suburban home buying
Study says more households are planning to buy a home over the next four months.
Existing-home sales slide in February
Total housing inventory is down nearly 30% from a year ago.
Lawmakers push White House and Department of Justice for lumber price solutions
The NAHB is urging the Commerce Department to investigate why lumber production remains at low levels during a period of high demand.
NLBMDA and NAHB oppose the PRO Act
The NAHB says the bill will negatively affect the construction labor market at a time of critical skilled worker shortages.
Construction input prices rise as lumber soars
Softwood lumber prices are up nearly 80% on a year-over-year basis.