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Members of Congress Urge Federal Action on High Lumber Prices

With the cost of construction materials on the rise, homebuilders look to Washington for a solution to the biggest problem plaguing their industry.

Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...


Home Builders and Remodelers Optimistic Heading Into Winter

Remodeling and home building are in high demand, and industry pros anticipate no letup over the next few months.


Climbing Lumber Prices Continue to Complicate Home Building

Historically high lumber prices are forcing U.S. builders to call off projects.


Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge

Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.