Ashlar Homes Talks About Affects of Tariffs on Home Building

“My light-fixture supplier approached me and said somewhere between 15 to 20 percent is what they are looking at price-increase-wise and for us,” President of Ashlar Homes Shawn Woods said. “That’s about $500 a house just in the light fixtures.”

That was Woods’ response when NBC 41 Action News asked how the recent tariffs on Chinese imports would affect the home-building industry locally.

“It’s going to make houses that are currently under construction more affordable than those being built in the future,” Woods said.

Click here to read the full story.