25 Oct '11, 10am

New blog post: My review of Sam Rashkin's book on Retooling the housing industry;

Sam Rashkin, until very recently the head of Energy Star for Homes, recently published Retooling The US Housing industry , a book of his opinions on, and suggestions of how to improve, the new home industry. The book is a fairly quick read with a great history of housing, and a good analysis of how the U.S. home building industry evolved to its current state. The book starts off with a recap of the financial crisis, and the involvement of the home construction industry in that crisis. While this is not new information to most people in the construction industry, a couple of statistics clarify the depth of our problems: In 2006, housing accounting for 6.2% of GDP; in 2010, that figure dropped to 2.4%, and we are not likely to see a full recovery soon, if ever. One major point with which I agree is that the long-promoted concept that everyone should own a home is no longer v...

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