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New Single-Family Home Sales Up 2.2% in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 23, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses rose 2.2% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 546,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Orders for Durable Goods Down Again   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 23, 2015—New orders for durable goods fell 1.8% in May, according to the Commerce Department. This marks the third drop in four months and comes on the heels of April’s revised 1.5% decline.

Daltile Announces Winner of Fourth Interior Design Scholarship   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 23, 2015—Daltile, in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, has announced that Rebecca Gardner is the winner of the fourth annual Daltile Interior Design Scholarship.

Metro Carpets Recognized as One of Middle TN's Top Workplaces   Full Article
Nashville, TN, June 23, 2015—Metro Carpets has been named one of middle Tennessee’s Top Workplaces of 2015 by The Tennessean.

Lansing Flooring Supply to Distribute UFloor System's UZIN Brand   Full Article
Aurora, CO, June 23, 2015—Ufloor Systems has announced that Lansing Flooring Supply is its newest distribution partner for the UZIN brand of moisture mitigation products, primers, leveling compounds and adhesives.

Existing Home Sales Rise 5.1% in May, Says NAR   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 22, 2015—Fueled partly by an increase in the share of sales to first-time buyers, existing-home sales increased 5.1% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Rental Housing Sparse for Lowest-Income Americans, Says Urban Institute   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 22, 2015—Not a single county in the U.S. has enough affordable housing for extremely low-income renters, according to a June report by the Urban Institute.

Swiff-Train Announces New CFO Appointment   Full Article
Houston, TX, June 22, 2015--Yoann Barbosa has been named as the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Swiff-Train Company.

Speers Road Broadloom Named an Armstrong Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 22, 2015—Speers Road Broadloom, LTD of Oakville, ON has joined the Armstrong Elite Retailer Program.

Leading Economic Indicators Rise More Than Expected   Full Article
New York, NY, June 19, 2015 -- The index of leading economic indicators rose 0.7% in May for the second month in a row, the Conference Board said.