Tag Archive for ‘Veterans’

Veteran Employment in Construction Increases in 2022

According to the latest Employment Situation of Veterans report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the share of employed veterans working in the construction industry increased to 6.5% in 2022–the second consecutive annual increase. The share has climbed 0.6 percentage point since 2020 and is just one-tenth lower than the most recent peak reached in 2019. “Management, business,… Read More ›

New Home Sales: Financing Source Shares Hold Steady

NAHB analysis of the most recent Census estimates concerning sources of financing for new home sales reveals that the share of mortgages financed through conventional, FHA, and VA loans, as well as cash, held steady in the second quarter of 2016 while the number of new homes sold grew by 22%. According to data from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Sales by Price… Read More ›

Homeownership Among Veterans

As our nation honors those who served in the armed forces, today marks a good opportunity to look at housing statistics concerning veterans. Having a higher homeownership rate than the nation as a whole, veterans also make up a notable share of the new home sales market. According to the Census Bureau’s latest figures from the American Community Survey, there… Read More ›