Data at your fingertips.
Focused. Unbiased. Independent. Dependable. Respected. Current.

Useful Links

This section is updated periodically. Last update: June 19, 2012

Know of a link that should be included on this page? Contact Editor Shawn Church by e-mail at

Statistical Information

U.S. Census Bureau > Construction Statistics

New Residential Construction (Building Permits, Housing Starts, and Housing Completions)

New Residential Sales

Residential Improvements and Repairs Statistics

U.S. Mortgage Rates (Weekly Survey by Freddie Mac)

Manufactured Housing Shipments (Click on Industry Data.)

Existing-Home Sales (Click on Existing-Home Sales Data.)

Applications for Mortgages (See press releases under News and Media.)

CME Group Lumber Futures

Agriculture Products > Random Lengths Lumber Futures

CME Lumber Futures Ticker (updated every 10 minutes)

U.S. Forest Fire Information

Canadian Forest Fire Information

Weekly Update of On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices

Product and Other Information from Manufacturers' Associations

North American Fiberboard Association

American Institute of Timber Construction (glued laminated beams)

American Wood Preservers' Association

APA - The Engineered Wood Association

APA's Wood University

Association of Consulting Foresters of America

Blue Book Services

California Redwood Association

Ontario Forest Industries Association

Canadian Plywood Association

Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau

Coast Forest Products Association (Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island)

Composite Panel Association (particleboard & MDF)

Council of Forest Industries

Interior Lumber Manufacturers' Association (Southern Interior of British Columbia)

Maritime Lumber Bureau

MSR Lumber Producers Council

North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA)

Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association

Quebec Forest Industry Council

Softwood Export Council

Structural Board Association

Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association

Southern Forest Products Association

Structural Insulated Panel Association


West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau

Western Red Cedar Lumber Association

Western Wood Products Association

Wood Moulding & Millwork Producers Association

Wood Truss Council of America

Wednesday, April 23, 2014


View/Edit Full Cart Items: 0
Expand this panel for details +