Industry Data + Research

Housing Starts
The Conference Board’s composite Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) climbed to a record-high during the first month of the new year. The CCI rose by three points between December 1999 and January of this year to reach a…
The Labor Department’s construction materials composite price index rose by 0.2% between November and December of last year. This brought the December 1999 composite index to a level 1.7% above its reading for the final…

 

The multi-unit sector of the manufactured housing industry is expected to…

The Labor Department’s construction materials composite price index fell by 0.8% between August and September, the second straight month of decline following three consecutive months of increase. The September 1999…

If recent new-home sales figures indicate a slight economic downturn, that may be good news for the industry in terms of bringing material supply closer to demand, says NAHB chief economist David Seiders.

"The…

Recent Trends In New Residential…
New Residential Building Permits by Region…

George S. (Geoie) Writer Jr. has been to the mountaintop, and he’s also seen the valley. He was PB’s pick as 1977 National Builder Of The Year, a remarkable comeback after the credit crunch of 1974 nearly buried his…

(Thousands of Units, Seasonally-Adjusted Annual Rate) Following a sharp drop in June, total housing starts rose sharply in July. At a seasonally-adjusted annualized rate of 1.661 million units, July starts were 5.7%…

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