Lumber tariff: NH builders foresee rising home building costs

The owners of Benson Lumber & Hardware in Londonderry aren’t sure how they feel about new tariff President Donald Trump’s administration slapped on Canadian softwood lumber imports, tariffs as high as 24 percent. After all, Benson gets a lot of lumber from Canada.

“It isn’t as clear cut as people think,” said Grant Benson, one of the three brothers who own the company. “This is a fragmented industry. You have logs going back and forth across the border all the time. More…

| NHBR

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