President Trump’s trade war

For California fire victims, it will be a long, tough road to rebuild. The costs of some materials are rising, thanks in part to President Trump’s trade war.

The fires that tore through California in the past week have reduced homes to ash, upending lives and leaving thousands in sudden need of shelter. But beyond the immediate challenges of finding a place to live in a state with a perpetual shortage of housing, property owners could face a number of challenges in trying to rebuild.