Tag: economy

NAHB Podcast: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Must Be Addressed Now

Filed in Advocacy, Membership, Trade by on August 31, 2020 3 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Must Be Addressed Now

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard provides an analysis of how the housing industry is leading the nation’s economic recovery. However, Howard stresses that the recent dramatic increase in lumber prices threatens the industry and economy on the whole.

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How Congress Can Help Housing Lead an Economic Recovery

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on June 19, 2020 0 Comments
How Congress Can Help Housing Lead an Economic Recovery

The Hill published an editorial by NAHB’s Dean Mon on June 19 detailing how Congress can help housing lead the economy forward.

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Housing Stands Poised to Lead a Recovery

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on May 29, 2020 2 Comments
Housing Stands Poised to Lead a Recovery

With one major exception, this week’s housing data showed some signs of stabilization after an effective two-month pause for major portions of the U.S. economy. While most indicators are down year-over-year, there are hints of a rebound in the data, provided businesses can continue to reopen as the virus slows its growth.

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NAHB Expects 10% Unemployment Rate at Year-End

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on May 1, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Expects 10% Unemployment Rate at Year-End

Incoming macroeconomic data detail the economic damage the shutdown of the U.S. economy is having on households and businesses. Moves to gradually open up parts of the economy are responsible for a recent lifting of economic spirits and gains for the stock market itself. While risks remain — particularly of a W-shaped recovery that features recurring regional outbreaks of the virus — once markets get past the April and May data, an improved outlook should be on the horizon.

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Colorado Members Hear from White House on State’s Economic Success

Filed in Economics by on October 22, 2018 0 Comments
Colorado Members Hear from White House on State’s Economic Success

In an Oct. 16 conference call with Colorado business leaders and members of the home building community, Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, cited several key economic accomplishments of the Trump administration.

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