Tag : HUD

Single-Family Housing Starts Up 9% in 2016

January 19, 2017

Housing starts rebounded in December, as monthly volatility for multifamily starts continued. Total starts were up 11.3%, rising to a 1.226 million seasonally adjusted annual rate. However, single-family starts posted a small … Read More

Housing Production Holds Steady in May

June 17, 2016

WASHINGTON — Nationwide housing starts were virtually unchanged in May, inching down 0.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million, according to newly released data from the U.S. … Read More

New Home Sales Relatively Unchanged in March

April 25, 2016

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.5% in March from an upwardly revised February reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 units, according to newly … Read More

Home Builders Call for Regulatory Reform to Ease Housing Affordability

March 22, 2016

WASHINGTON — Citing an acute shortage of affordable rental housing and severe regulatory burdens that drive up the cost of single- and multifamily housing for home builders and consumers alike, … Read More

NAHB: Remodelers Still Face Challenges With EPA’s Lead Paint Training

February 11, 2016

WASHINGTON—Remodelers who are certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to work on homes that may contain lead paint under the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule now have … Read More