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2016 Homeownership Falls to 63.4%

Monday, May 1, 2017

The homeownership rate in 2016 fell to 63.4%, according to the Census Bureau's Housing Vacancies and Homeownership Survey – down 0.3 percentage points in the past year. To find a lower homeownership rate, you have to go all the way back to 1965. Since the homeownership rate peaked in 2004, it has fallen by 5.6 percentage points.

Homeownership Rate

2016: 63.4%
2015: 63.7%
2010: 66.9%
2004: 69.0% (peak year)
2000: 67.4%
1990: 63.9%
1980: 65.6%
1970: 64.2%
1960: 62.1%

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The HPBA Needs Your Help Right Now!

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) is conducting a jobs numbers survey of the entire U.S. wood heat industry (members and non-members) and we need your help right now....

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Richard Frinier Wins Platinum ADEX Award

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Renowned designer Richard Frinier was honored with a Platinum award in this year’s ADEX awards competition, an industry recognition of design and product innovation, for his Seaside Collection of Sunbrella fabrics....

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