The Cost of a 2x4 is What?! Overview of Lumber Costs and the Opportunity for Deconstruction
- Hosted By:
- Center for Community Progress
Lumber prices’ historic highs are one key factor driving up the cost of essential revitalization activities like affordable housing development, vacant lot beautification, and commercial property rehabilitation. With the infusion of critical funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, many communities are considering how they can continue their economic recovery and stabilization activities in light of these high costs. Learn how salvaging wood from structures through deconstruction can provide an alternative, local source of lumber and offer additional community benefits.