National Association Home Builders – 2 Critical Threats to Housing Affordability in 2021

2 Critical Threats to Housing Affordability in 2021 Filed in Economics, Housing Affordability, Trade on January 8, 2021 • 0 CommentsFacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz recently provided this housing industry overview in the bi-weekly e-newsletter Eye on the Economy. After posting staggering growth rates for new and existing home sales in the fall, the housing market leveled off at theContinue reading “National Association Home Builders – 2 Critical Threats to Housing Affordability in 2021”

New Federal Stimulus Package Passed by Congress

NAR’s Federal Advocacy team has been working closely with Congress and the Administration to ensure the interests of REALTORS®, their families, consumers, and the entire real estate industry are protected in any federal action in response to COVID-19. On December 21, Congress passed a COVID-relief package, which also included an Omnibus spending bill for FY21,Continue reading “New Federal Stimulus Package Passed by Congress”

Regional Land Use Advisory Commission Meeting – briefing from Fort Bragg Garrison re: Construction Update

The Fort Bragg Garrison briefed the RLUPAC on new and ongoing construction on Fort Bragg. The following information is from the report. Fort Bragg has 50,350 troops and 14,500 civilians working on the post. The post supports a population of roughly 140,200, including the military, their families, Department of Army civilians, and contractors. Fort BraggContinue reading “Regional Land Use Advisory Commission Meeting – briefing from Fort Bragg Garrison re: Construction Update”

National Association of REALTORS® meets with White House on Eviction Moratorium

NAR meets with White House on Eviction Moratorium Sep 16, 2020 7:28 AM Megan Booth Yesterday, NAR President Vince Malta and other NAR leaders met with officials from the White house office of the Domestic Policy Council and the National Economic Council to discuss the eviction moratorium. President Malta outlined our significant concerns with theContinue reading “National Association of REALTORS® meets with White House on Eviction Moratorium”

National Rental Eviction Moratorium Ordered Through December…The National Association of REALTORS® Response

As CDC, White House Unveil Eviction Moratorium Executive Order, NAR Urges Immediate Congressional Action on Rental Assistance September 1, 2020 WASHINGTON (September 1, 2020) – National Association of Realtors® President Vince Malta, along with CCIM and the Institute of Real Estate Management, released the following statement Tuesday evening in response to a new CDC andContinue reading “National Rental Eviction Moratorium Ordered Through December…The National Association of REALTORS® Response”

Prices for Lumber Soar as New Homes Prices Spike

From The National Association of Home Builders: Average New Home Price Now $16,000 Higher Due to Lumber The recent spike in softwood lumber prices has caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by $16,148 since April 17, according to NAHB standard estimates of lumber used to build the average home. Similarly,Continue reading “Prices for Lumber Soar as New Homes Prices Spike”