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Hurricane Season Takes Its Toll On Home Sales And Builder Optimism

The recent enormous storms have hit the industry hard, with several signs turning negative. But economists expect a rebound when the weather improves.

With Hurricane Maria still smashing up Puerto Rico, the economic costs of this year's hurricane season continue to grow by the minute. It will take a while for economists to tally it all up.

But this much already is clear: The recent enormous storms have taken a toll on the housing

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