Housing’s Economic Impact


Housing impacts local economies. See estimates of the jobs, income, and taxes generated from typical single family and multifamily housing projects. These reports can be customized for your area.

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Households Priced-Out by Higher House Prices and Interest Rates

Increases in house prices and interest rates have an impact on housing affordability

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Housing’s Contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Including owners’ imputed rent has long been a practice in national income accounting

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Impact of Home Building and Remodeling on the U.S. Economy

Estimates of the economic impact residential construction has on the U.S. economy

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The Local Economic Impact of Home Building

NAHB’s proprietary models estimate the costs and benefits of new home construction