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.
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