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Eye on the Economy: Improved Affordability Increases Number of Improving Markets

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. The housing industry continues to make slow but sure gains. With a growing labor market and continued household balance sheet repair, household formations are up in 2012, increasing demand for both renter- and owner-occupied… Read More ›

Eye on the Economy: Spotlighting Threats to a Sustained Housing Recovery

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. Residential construction spending continued to rise in August, supporting jobs and economic activity as housing continued to improve. Private residential construction spending increased 0.9% on a month-to-month basis and has now risen nearly 18%… Read More ›

Eye on the Economy: Home Builder Confidence Reaches Five-Year High

*Eye on the Economy is an NAHB newsletter that is published every two weeks and takes a larger view of recent economic and housing policy news. Recent economic data indicate that the overall economy has entered a slow growth period. Nonetheless, during this period economic indicators have generally suggested that housing, and home building in particular, is an important source… Read More ›