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Suburban Shift for Home Building in Q2 2020

The Q2 2020 results of NAHB’s Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) show geographical trends of the home building industry as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, spread quickly through the United States. Although the pandemic caused widespread economic impacts for many businesses, housing has weathered the economic storm, rebounding quickly from an April slump. Moreover, data from the second quarter NAHB HBGI… Read More ›

Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households (Part 2)

The Federal Reserve Board recently released its Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households. The report provided results from the responses to the 2019 Survey of Household Economics and Decision making (SHED) which was conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the responses to a smaller follow-up survey conducted in April 2020 to better understand the financial disruptions… Read More ›

Builders Respond to Virus in a Variety of Ways

In a recent NAHB survey, the vast majority of builders said they were allowing non-construction employees to work from home, but they were also implementing several measures to allow them to continue selling homes during the coronavirus pandemic.   The most common of these is private showings of model homes, but online and drive-through closings are also being offered. This information… Read More ›