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White House Unveils Plan to Increase Affordable Housing

The U.S. needs more affordable housing. Here's how the current administration plans to get the country where it needs to be.

White House Holds Summit On Housing Industry Supply Chain Issues

As supply chain constraints continue to limit home building, industry leaders met with government officials to plan a course of...


New Home Sales Dip in April Due to Cost Concerns

Housing affordability is becoming problematic as construction materials become more and more expensive.


Construction Production Drops as Material Costs Surge

Building homes is steadily getting more expensive, complicating matters for homebuilders and home buyers alike.


NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building

Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...

Austrian Startup Unveils Multitasking Construction Robot

A new construction robot is in development that can handle a bunch of jobsite tasks ... and it can climb...


California Safety Chief Named New Head of OSHA

A new administration signals that changes are coming to OSHA.

Builder Confidence Drops as Interest Rates and Material Costs Increase

Historic lumber prices and normalizing mortgage rates are causing concern for home builders.


Paycheck Protection Program Out of Funds, No Longer Accepting Applications

The Paycheck Protection Program has run its course after providing well over half a trillion dollars in loans to small...


Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage

New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...


OSHA Releases Ten Most Cited Violations for FY 2020

Fiscal year 2020 was a complicated year for workplace safety.

5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades

Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...


Builder Confidence Holds Steady Despite Record High Lumber Prices

The home building industry is as busy as ever, though certain challenges are becoming real and undeniable concerns.


Housing Starts Stumble to Start the Year

Home building activity dropped in January for the first time in six months. Is this the first sign of a...


National Worker’s Group Criticizes OSHA’s COVID-19 Safety Standards

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health is not happy with how the federal government has handled worker safety...


New Home Sales Dropped in November Yet Remain Strong

New home sales are slowing a bit but demand remains high. Can home builders keep up?


How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business

Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...