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Latest NAHB News
  • Single-Family Permits Performing Well in February 2024
    by Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington on April 12, 2024

    Over the first two months of 2024, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 155,236. On a year-over-year (YoY) basis, this is an increase of 38.4% over the February 2023 level of 112,131. Year-to-date ending in February, single-family permits were up in […]

  • Building Material Prices Continue to Rise in March
    by Jesse Wade on April 11, 2024

    Inputs to residential construction, goods less food and energy, increased for the fifth straight month, according to the most recent Producer Price Index (PPI) report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index for inputs to residential construction, goods less food and energy, […]

  • Remodeling Market Sentiment Remains in Positive Territory in First Quarter
    by Eric Lynch on April 11, 2024

    The NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the first quarter of 2024 posted a reading of 66, down one point compared to the previous quarter. Demand for remodeling remains solid and an RMI of 66 is consistent with NAHB’s forecast for remodeling spending in 2024.  Nevertheless, […]

  • Inflation Stays Hot as Housing Cost Growth Persists
    by Fan-Yu Kuo on April 10, 2024

    Consumer prices continued to rise in March, with shelter and gasoline prices driving over half of the total increase. This marks the third consecutive strong reading. Despite a slowdown in the year-over-year increase, shelter costs continue to put upward pressure on inflation, accounting for over […]

  • Remote Work Trends After the Pandemic
    by Na Zhao on April 9, 2024

    The COVID-19 pandemic created dramatic changes in the share of people working from home, which has remained elevated even after the pandemic.  Prior to the pandemic, only 5.7% of the U.S. workforce was working from home. This figure jumped to 17.9% in 2021 during the peak of the pandemic and […]

Latest PBA News
  • Summer 2024 Meeting Room Block Open
    by Rick Cochran on April 11, 2024

    PBA members may now reserve their hotel rooms for the 2024 Summer Committee and Board of Directors meetings at the Eden Resort & Suites located at 222 Eden Road in The post Summer 2024 Meeting Room Block Open appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.

  • PBA Winter 2024 Meeting Round-Ups
    by Rick Cochran on March 26, 2024

    PBA members descended on Cranberry Township March 14-16 for the first meetings of 2024. Various committees met to report an plan new activities for the coming year. The meetings ended The post PBA Winter 2024 Meeting Round-Ups appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.

  • PBA Winter 2024 Installation Gala
    by Rick Cochran on March 25, 2024

    PBA gathered on Friday, March 15 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry to celebrate the installation of the 2024 officers. Congratulations to the following: Senior Officers: Tom McCosby, President; Dean The post PBA Winter 2024 Installation Gala appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders […]

  • 2024 Winter Meetings + Installation Gala Registration Open
    by Rick Cochran on January 29, 2024

    Registration is now open for the Winter 2024 Committee and Board of Directors meetings. The meetings will take place March 14-16 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North located in Cranberry Township, The post 2024 Winter Meetings + Installation Gala Registration Open appeared first on Pennsylvania […]

  • Reserve Your Room for the Winter Meetings NOW
    by Rick Cochran on January 3, 2024

    The 2024 Winter Committee and Board of Directors meetings will be held March 14-16 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township (just north of the city). PBA has arranged The post Reserve Your Room for the Winter Meetings NOW appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.