Posts Tagged ‘ housing starts ’

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 […]

Housing Starts Rise 5.9 Percent in July

Aug 19th, 2013

Nationwide housing starts rose 5.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 896,000 units in July as multifamily construction rebounded from a dip in the previous month, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, single-family construction recorded a modest decline from a rate that was upwardly revised for […]

Housing Starts Up 12.1 Percent in December

Jan 18th, 2013

Solid gains in both single-family and multifamily housing production resulted in nationwide housing starts rising 12.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 954,000 units in December, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. This is the highest level of new home production since June of 2008, according to the National […]

Housing Starts Slip, While Permits Rise

Dec 20th, 2012

Following an above-trend rate of production in October, nationwide housing starts slipped 3.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 861,000 units in November, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, permits for new construction rose to their strongest level in more than four years, with a 3.6 […]

Housing Starts Down Slightly in July

Aug 16th, 2011

Nationwide housing starts edged down 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 604,000 units in July, according to figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department today. The slight decline follows significant gains in housing production in June, and was attributable to a moderate drop-off on the single-family side while production of multi-family units […]

Good News for Housing in June

Jul 25th, 2011

Nationwide housing starts rose 14.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629,000 units in June, according to figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department this week. This was the best pace of housing production since the beginning of the year, and was attributable to significant gains registered in both the single-family and multifamily […]

Single-Family Housing Starts Rise 4.4 Percent in September

Oct 19th, 2010

Nationwide housing starts edged up 0.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000 units in September, due entirely to a 4.4 percent gain in the single-family sector, according to U.S. Commerce Department figures released today. “Today’s numbers are in line with our latest builder surveys, which indicate that stability is slowly returning to […]