Posts Tagged ‘ Single Family Starts ’

Single-Family Starts Improving

Jun 21st, 2023

A report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that single-family starts rose to an 11-month high in May. In reporting on the change, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) attributes an increase to limited existing inventory combined with solid demand and improving supply chains. According […]

Dodge: Future of Construction ‘Bright’ Despite ‘Elements of a Recession’

Mar 2nd, 2023

In November of last year, analysts at Dodge Construction Network predicted that the United States would “narrowly avoid recession,” alongside a slowdown in economic growth. While the firm holds true to that prediction in its new 2022 year-end report, analysts now say that those in the construction sector “can expect to feel elements of a […]

Confidence in Single-Family Housing Contraction Continues in October

Nov 21st, 2022

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) points to continued elevated interest rates, high building material costs and declining affordability conditions pushing buyers to the sidelines as the source of the continued drag on builder sentiment. NAHB recorded the lowest confidence reading since June 2012 with the exception of the onset of the pandemic in […]

Single-Family Starts Steady in May

Jun 21st, 2021

A recent report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau shows overall housing starts increased 3.6% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units off of a downwardly revised April reading. The May reading of 1.57 million starts is the number of housing units […]

NAHB Pushes for Solutions to Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

Mar 19th, 2021

Housing production weakened in February as ongoing high material costs and interest rates continue to affect the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau report overall housing starts decreased 10.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The 1.42 million starts is the number […]

Single-Family Starts Leveling Off at Strong Pace in November

Dec 18th, 2020

A report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau shows the number of single-family starts flattened in November with builders struggling to meet demand. Overall housing starts increased 1.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.55 million units, the number of housing units builders would begin if […]

Single-Family Construction Continues to Climb Significantly

Oct 22nd, 2020

A report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau shows single-family starts continued to grow in September as overall housing production increased 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. “The housing market remains a bright spot in the U.S. economy, and this is […]

Six to 9 Percent Growth Predicted for Housing this Year

May 16th, 2016

Is construction gaining or waning? That was the question industry economists addressed recently in a spring economic forecast webinar hosted by CMD Group. In terms of the overall U.S. economy, American Institute of Architects (AIA) chief economist Kermit Baker­ said that despite a weak first quarter, gross domestic product gains are expected to be 1.5 […]

Single-Family Starts Up 4.2 Percent in October

Nov 20th, 2014

While there’s been a lot of bad news for single-family housing recently, the new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau is a positive one, according National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Single-family housing production in October reached its highest level since November 2013, while the more […]