Posts Tagged ‘ housing starts ’

Single-Family Starts Increase Levels Out Totals in June

Jul 17th, 2019

Total housing starts dipped slightly by 0.9% in June with single-family gains offsetting a drop in multi-family production according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The adjusted seasonal annual rate of 1.25 million units is the projected total of starts builders would begin if they kept the same […]

Multi-Family Propping up Housing Starts in November

Dec 20th, 2018

Recently released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department reveals overall housing starts rose to 3.2 percent in November, bringing the seasonally adjusted annual rate (according to the National Association of Home Builders) to 1.26 million units. Year-to-date starts are 5.1 percent higher than this period last year. […]

Affordability Issues Rise with October Housing Starts

Nov 21st, 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department released new data showing total housing starts rising 1.5 percent in October. This brings the seasonally adjusted annual rate to 1.23 million units. Compared to this time last year, new housing starts are up 5.6 percent. Contained within the overall number, single family […]

Housing Starts Rise in August

Sep 20th, 2018

According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, total housing starts increased 9.2 percent in August. This makes the seasonally adjusted annual rate 1.28 million units. The 1.28 million units refers to the number of housing units builders would start if they maintained these starts […]

Housing Starts Decline 9 Percent in September on Multifamily Weakness

Oct 20th, 2016

A sharp decline in multifamily production brought overall nationwide housing starts down 9 percent in September, according to newly released data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. However, both single-family production and overall permit issuance posted solid gains, according to the report. “Single-family starts posted their highest level since February […]

Housing Holds Steady in May

Jun 17th, 2016

U.S. housing starts were virtually unchanged in May, inching down 0.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance edged up 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million. […]

Single-Family Housing Starts Hit an Eight-Year High

Mar 17th, 2016

Driven by growth in the Northeast, nationwide housing starts rose 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.178 million units in February, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Single-family production increased 7.2 percent to 822,000 units, which is the highest level […]

Housing Starts Dropped in January

Feb 18th, 2016

Nationwide housing starts dropped 3.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.099 million units in January, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance edged down 0.2 percent. “Despite the modest dip in starts this month, we expect to see […]

NAHB Estimates Housing Starts Approach 900,000 Units in September

Oct 17th, 2013

As a result of the partial shutdown of the federal government preventing the U.S. Census Bureau from releasing a housing starts estimate for September, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has prepared its own. NAHB estimates that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of construction for single-family homes was between 620,000 and 630,000 units in […]

Single-Family Production Pushes Housing Starts Up in August

Sep 19th, 2013

Led by a solid increase in single-family starts, nationwide housing production rose 0.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 891,000 units in August, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, construction of multifamily buildings slowed following a rebound in the previous […]