March 2021 - Lumber prices top $1,000 for the first time as single-family housing starts drop 12%.

  • Lumber prices inched over $1,000 per 1,000 board feet, according to Random Length Lumber Futures for March.

  • That’s double the price from just three months ago.

  • Starts of single-family homes, which are the most desperately needed, fell 12% compared with December, according to the U.S. Census.

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