3D-printed houses poised to go mainstream

3D-printed cement houses are about to take off, offering a cheaper, more efficient way to provide homes for those who need them — as long as they can be built in ways that don't worsen climate change. Developers of 3D-printed homes think they can take on multiple challenges: the affordable housing crisis, the shortage of skilled labor and rising material costs.

Axios • October 25, 2021

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Now or never: The high stakes of federal housing funding

When President Biden and Congress first announced the details of the Build Back Better Act, they sent a loud and clear signal to housing advocates and stakeholders that help was finally on the way. The $330 billion investment into the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and $30 billion into the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program both represented the most significant plan in generations to address a worsening housing crisis.

The Gotham Gazette • October 20, 2021

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Five trends shaping the future of the U.S. housing industry

By and large, home prices are skyrocketing. The market in regions with even moderate demand has become characterized by intense bidding wars and closing prices well beyond the listing price. Access to credit is far more restrictive than it was prior to the previous housing bust, suggesting that those purchasing homes can generally afford to do so. We are seeing a confluence of factors, from remote work to unique economic and social times, driving home prices upward.

Forbes • October 25, 2021

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