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Demand for new U.S. homes is at a record high, and existing homes are old and need repairs.
Despite disruptions caused by bad weather and limited semiconductor supplies, durable goods shipments are up 2% year-over-year.
Homebuilders are passing the costs of delays on to consumers because demand for houses is so high.
Sarah Archer explores the material culture of Christmas in post-war America in her book, "Midcentury Christmas."
Florida's shortage means delayed showers, cancelled classes and increased violence.