Could 3D-printed homes help solve the affordable-housing crisis?

Dec 4, 2023
Upstart companies hope 3D printing can disrupt the sector by creating structures in a fraction of the time traditional methods require.
A finished Alquist 3D printed home. The technology only prints concrete walls, while elements like roofs, trusses and porches are still completed using traditional techniques.
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The housing market was a roller coaster ride this year

Dec 21, 2022
Those looking to buy have spent much of 2022 adjusting and readjusting to higher mortgage rates.
This week's housing numbers weren't a good sign for the market, but there's hope a slowing of interest rate hikes could breathe life back into the sector.
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Why there's so much new multifamily construction right now

Apr 21, 2022
Rents are up, providing builders an incentive.
Higher rents in outlying suburbs have been an incentive for builders to construct more apartments.
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