What's Behind Soaring Lumber Prices?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

COVID-19 has sent the price of lumber skyrocketing in the past year, due to a perfect pandemic storm of a renovation and homebuilding boom led by people stuck at home, low interest rates, and reduced mill capacity. What have the ripple effects been, who is it benefitting and harming, and just how sustainable is this?
Episode:
Why Does Lumber Cost So Much?
Aired:
May 10, 2021
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