OHBA - Oregon Home Builders Association

03/07/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/08/2018 20:15

Trump’s tariffs ‘could not have come at a worse time’ for anyone planning to buy a home

The U.S. housing industry is in the crosshairs of President Donald Trump's planned tariffs on steel and aluminum.

The National Association of Homebuilders was among several trade organizations that spoke out against the tariffs, or import taxes, announced on Thursday. That's because higher steel costs would raise construction costs for its members, which could eventually could be passed on to homebuyers.

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