The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) is signaling higher, and possibly accelerating, U.S. business activity into 2017.

ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu, AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker and NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz predicted continued growth for the construction industry in 2017 in a joint mid-year construction forecast.

Instead of people owning their properties out right, on company sees a world where we would "fractionalize" home equity in exchange for outside investment.

This editorial in Builder Online looks at how the increasing cost of regulations are affecting the affordability of housing and the choices homebuilders have to make when evaluating their business models:

This article in Builder Online takes a deeper look at the most recent new single-family home sales numbers for July released by the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Housing industry advocates have a message for the next president: It's time to move on from the crash. 

Housing demand will keep riding high even if prices continue to rise and mortgage rates go up, the chief executive of homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. said.

Areas hit hardest by the real estate bust are now seeing the highest gains.

Data suggests that older millennials are choosing to remain living with their parents, increasing pent up demand.

A healthier economy, stable job growth and low mortgage interest rates have led to a slow but steady recovery in the housing market after seven lean years of new home construction.