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Labor shortages and high cost of materials depress homebuilding, industry says

Jul 18, 2018
Builders are looking into long-term solutions.
A worker saws wood at Canal Crossing, a new luxury apartment community consisting of 393 rental units near the university city of New Haven on August 2, 2017 in Hamden, Connecticut. 
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As homeowners feel wealthier with rising home prices, will they spend more money?

Jul 6, 2017
Rising home prices have led to higher consumer confidence, but will that translate into more consumer spending in the near future?

My Economy: Life as a millennial renter priced out of the housing market

Jul 5, 2017
A young working professional still thinks owning a home is part of the American Dream
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