A Building Storm: The Housing Market and the Pennsylvania Economy

Mark Price, Stephen Herzenberg |

This Reports and Briefing Papers examines housing market trends in Pennsylvania and in each of the commonwealth’s major economic regions. This report considers recent trends in job growth and unemployment in the Pennsylvania construction industry and in the overall Pennsylvania economy. Our analysis sets the stage for a discussion of what policymakers can and should do- in Pennsylvania as well as the nation- in response to the housing crisis and a slowing economy.