The increase in the demand for new single-family homes has pushed the Housing Market Index (HMI) to a record high of 90 points. Over the past three months, housing continues to push the economy forward; this is a bright spot for 2020. Read more about the housing... The housing industry has seen a huge demand for homes in less populated areas. People are fleeing metro areas in search of more space and fewer people. Is this a continuation of an existing trend pre-pandemic, or is this due to pandemic? Learn more from NAHB.