United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reports that they are running out of new H-1B visas and they may soon be unavailable until October 2012, the start of the next fiscal year.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), in a vote of 4 to 2, cleared the way for the Commerce Dept. to impose antidumping and countervailing duty orders on engineered wood flooring imported from China.

Urge your member of the House of Representatives to support immediate efforts to restore the housing loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA.

Many small firms are worried about whether they’ll even be in business next year, and they’re blaming their fears on Uncle Sam.


Some Nebraska homebuilders say a crackdown by federal safety regulators is making it tough for them to operate.


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has urged U.S. builders to prioritize wood in green buildings. He made the recommendation after the Forest Service concluded in a new report that using wood in building products yields fewer greenhouse gases than using common materials. 

NAHB issued a statement regarding the Senate action to reinstate higher loan limits for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Administration.

Republican presidential candidates let a great opportunity slip away during Tuesday night's presidential debate to explain how they would address the nation's housing problems.

Responding to the Commerce Department's September housing starts data -- up 15% from August -- the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said tight lending conditions continue to depress the market.

Nobody expects any comprehensive housing finance reform legislation to move forward until after the 2012 elections, keeping the status quo intact for the near term.