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If no shares are available for shorting, the smallest amount of news that can be interpreted as positive will cause a short squeeze.

If you are so confident that the builders will drop, but are not sure exactly which ones, short XHB or ITB.

By the way, according to shortsqueeze.com  35% of the MHO float is shorted. That is high, but not extreme (HOV and BZH have seen numbers over  80%).

Disclosure: at the time of writing, I owned an MHO put, 

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