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Unemployment Rates in the Top Single-Family Building Metros

Like much of the nation, the top single-family home building metros are facing elevated jobless rates. Reported below are the top 10 metro areas by number of single-family permits authorized over the first six months of 2020. Combined, these top building markets issued 30.6% of all single-family permits through June.   Metropolitan Statistical Area Single-family Permits: June (Units #YTD, NSA) Houston-The… Read More ›

Updates to the Snapshot of Local HBA Economic and Housing Statistics

NAHB recently updated the on-line tool that provides economic and housing statistics for all local associations of the federation. The tool now aggregates county-level data from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) and reflects HBA jurisdictions as of the annual NAHB Board of Directors Meeting. The changes were rolled out at the International Builders’ Show. Participating EOs indicated that the… Read More ›

Snapshot of Local HBA Economic and Housing Statistics

NAHB recently released an on-line tool that provides economic and housing statistics for all local associations.  The tool allows users to easily compare local area statistics to other associations, state and national figures. In addition to providing members with information on the local market, executive officers may find this tool helpful when responding to requests from local media. The statistics… Read More ›