The Home Builders Association of Fayetteville’s mission is to serve, advocate, and promote the local building and development industries while fostering unity between members, government and the community.
The HBAF’ s vision is to be a vital business investment for its members.
The housing sector is the LARGEST US industry, adding $3.2 trillion to the GDP annually and representing 13% of the total output. The housing sector means jobs, opportunity, and growth for every community in every state. Individuals, businesses, and community organizations cannot succeed without it.
Building Homes, Enriching Communities, Changing Lives
To the right is a snapshot of why the housing industry matters to people across the United States.
Direct jobs created for every 100 houses built
Taxes and revenue income for local governments
Local income per 100 houses built
Indirect jobs supported for every 100 houses built
According to the annual data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), the share of new homes started with 5,000 square feet or more of living space stood at 2.90 percent in 2021, up from 2.50 percent in 2020. A total of 33,000 5,000+ square-foot homes were started in 2021, compared to 25,000 in 2020. The increase in number and share... Read More ›
Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased in 40 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2022 while ten states saw modest GDP growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the percent change in real GDP ranged from 1.8 percent increase in Texas to 4.8 percent decline in Wyoming. Nationwide, growth in real GDP, measured... Read More ›