White House Summit on Building Materials

Posted on July 28, 2021 by Jorie Helms
From:   Chuck Fowke, NAHB Chairman I am pleased to report that NAHB’s tireless efforts to engage the White House to convene a home building materials supply chain summit to seek out solutions to end production bottlenecks that have resulted in soa...
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New Home Sales Fall in June as Supply-Chain Challenges Remain

Posted on July 27, 2021 by Jorie Helms
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.6% in June to a 676,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The June number follows down...
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The Lumber and Chip Shortages Have the Same Root Cause: Underinvestment

Posted on April 30, 2021 by Jorie Helms
Perhaps no manufactured good is less technologically sophisticated than a 2×4, while none is more complex than the latest microprocessors. Yet the U.S. economy is currently suffering from shortages of both lumber and chips—and for similar reasons. In ...
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Building with Natural Gas in Multi-Family Developments

Posted on February 10, 2021 by Jorie Helms
This webinar has been postponed
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Oklahoma Home Builders Association names new officers

Posted on January 25, 2021 by Jorie Helms
The Oklahoma Home Builders Association has selected Jim Schuff, co-owner of Vesta Homes, as 2021 president. Other officers are Brandon Jackson, of Tara Custom Homes in Tulsa, vice president-treasurer; and Ron Nance, of The Oaks in Lawton, vice pr...
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Lumber Prices on the Rise – Again

Posted on December 14, 2020 by Jorie Helms
After drifting lower from mid-September to mid-November, lumber prices are on the rise again. Prices peaked at an all-time high of roughly $950 per thousand board feet in September before gradually moving down to around $550 per thousand board fee...
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