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State & National Updates
Monday Morning Briefing

Weekly News Digest of NAHB

Labor


What's the Top Builder Concern for 2017?

Hint: It's unchanged from last year.


4 Steps to Help Meet Your Firm's Labor Needs

Make your company the builder of choice in your local market.


HBAs Bring Workers Home

Successful strategies to get students excited about careers in construction.


Economics


Key Building Materials Prices Far Surpassed Inflation in 2016

OSB prices led the way, surging 13.8%.


Highest Property Tax States are in the Northeast

New Jersey has the highest average annual real estate tax bill. 


New Home Sales Register Monthly Dip in December

However, 2016 sales posted the highest rate since 2007. 

 

 

Industry Insight


Trump Administration Halts Cut to FHA Loan Costs

NAHB will encourage HUD to reinstate the premium reduction.