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April Safety Report Now Available

This content is restricted and requires a login to view. CPA launched a new website in August 2021 so your previous password will not work.  If you’ve requested a new password and did not receive one, please check your spam folder and also make sure the following domain is “whitelisted” as a safe sender: weblinkinternational.com. 

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2022 Spring Meeting Minutes Now Available

Minutes from the Board and Committee meetings held recently at the CPA Spring Meeting in Dana Point, CA are now available on the association website. Presentations are also available online.  See 2022 CPA Spring Meeting. More Info: Allyson O’Sullivan

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April U.S. Housing Starts Dip

U.S. housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.72 million, down 0.2% from the revised March figure but 14.6% higher than the comparable month last year. Single-family starts fell 7.3% from March to 1.1 million. U.S. building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.82 million,

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U.S. Builder Confidence Down in May

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in May decreased eight points from April to 69 and the fifth straight monthly decline, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions dropped eight points to 78 and the measurement of sales expectations in the

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Home Improvement Retailers Post Mixed Results

The world’s two largest home improvement retailers published first quarter 2022 financial results. The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA, reported first quarter net sales of $38.9. billion, up 3.8% over the comparable period in 2021.  Net quarterly earnings rose 2.1% from the first three months in 2021 to $4.2 billion.  See The Home Depot The Lowe’s

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March Manufacturing Up for Canada

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in March were $4.64 billion (CAD), up 2.2% from February and rose 2.7% from the comparable month in 2021. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.29 billion, down 2.8% from February and 24.3% higher than March 2021. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 2.5% from February to

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April Safety Report Now Available

This content is restricted and requires a login to view. CPA launched a new website in August 2021 so your previous password will not work.  If you’ve requested a new password and did not receive one, please check your spam folder and also make sure the following domain is “whitelisted” as a safe sender: weblinkinternational.com. 

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2022 Spring Meeting Minutes Now Available

Minutes from the Board and Committee meetings held recently at the CPA Spring Meeting in Dana Point, CA are now available on the association website. Presentations are also available online.  See 2022 CPA Spring Meeting. More Info: Allyson O’Sullivan

Read More »

April U.S. Housing Starts Dip

U.S. housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.72 million, down 0.2% from the revised March figure but 14.6% higher than the comparable month last year. Single-family starts fell 7.3% from March to 1.1 million. U.S. building permits in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.82 million,

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U.S. Builder Confidence Down in May

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in May decreased eight points from April to 69 and the fifth straight monthly decline, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions dropped eight points to 78 and the measurement of sales expectations in the

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Home Improvement Retailers Post Mixed Results

The world’s two largest home improvement retailers published first quarter 2022 financial results. The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA, reported first quarter net sales of $38.9. billion, up 3.8% over the comparable period in 2021.  Net quarterly earnings rose 2.1% from the first three months in 2021 to $4.2 billion.  See The Home Depot The Lowe’s

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March Manufacturing Up for Canada

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in March were $4.64 billion (CAD), up 2.2% from February and rose 2.7% from the comparable month in 2021. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.29 billion, down 2.8% from February and 24.3% higher than March 2021. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries increased 2.5% from February to

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