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Home builders group: Housing market feels impact of timber tariffs (access required)

A national home builders alliance says the impact of tariffs on timber are affecting housing construction. Total housing starts fell 12.3 percent nationally in June from the previous month, according to data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Housing starts totaled 1,173,000, which is a 4.2 percent drop year over year. Single-family ...

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