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Rising Prices of Lumber and Steel a ‘Terrible Downward Spiral’

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics, Trade by on May 17, 2018 0 Comments
Rising Prices of Lumber and Steel a ‘Terrible Downward Spiral’

Hefty tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports are causing lumber prices to skyrocket and making many home builders pray for a prolonged price plateau. Will it be long before more builders start using alternative materials such as steel?

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Softwood Lumber Tops the Agenda in Meetings with Oklahoma Lawmakers

Filed in Capitol Hill, Trade by on May 1, 2018 0 Comments
Softwood Lumber Tops the Agenda in Meetings with Oklahoma Lawmakers

Softwood lumber was the top issue as Oklahoma builders held several in-district meetings with their federal lawmakers this week. The meetings were part of NAHB’s national Bringing Housing Home™ week-long grassroots event.

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