Tag: supply chain

Supply chain issues continue to slow housing

With builders continuing to report supply chain problems that are causing construction delays, overall housing starts decreased 4.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...

Builder confidence drops on supply-side constraints

Despite strong buyer demand, builder sentiment continued to slip in February as the industry grapples with ongoing building material production bottlenecks that are raising construction costs...

Remodeling demand remained strong in 2021 despite supply chain problems

The remodeling industry saw strong demand throughout 2021 despite supply chain problems and rising costs, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National...

Housing affordability will remain a significant challenge in 2022

Low existing home inventory and strong buyer demand will keep housing moving forward in 2022 even as builders continue to grapple with ongoing building material production...

Soaring construction costs drop housing affordability to lowest level in a decade

Supply-chain bottlenecks that put upward pressure on home prices along with rising interest rates contributed to housing affordability falling to a 10-year low. And ongoing production...

Materials scarce. Prices high.

As the construction industry struggles under the burden of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, demand for single and multifamily homes...

Corporate greed isn’t driving inflation

Inflation has reached its highest level in nearly 40 years, and everyone is looking for answers. Before fiscal and monetary authorities can muster a...

Can supply chain disruptions get any worse? Buckle in.

In my recent article on the Biden administration’s many-pronged assault on economic freedom, I pointed out that comparisons of President Biden with former president...

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