Posts Tagged ‘ US Census Bureau ’

New Home Sales in West Rise Rapidly; Overall Sales Drop Slightly

Dec 29th, 2014

*+-Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 1.6 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 438,000 units, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “Sales have held in a relatively stable range during the past four months,” says NAHB Chief Economist […]

Housing Starts Up 17.8 Percent Over Last September

Oct 17th, 2014

*+-Nationwide housing starts have surpassed the million-mark for the third time this year, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Total housing production in September rose 6.3 percent more than August’s to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.017 million units, which is […]

New-Home Reach Highest Level Since 2008

Sep 25th, 2014

*+-Sales of newly-built, single-family homes increased 18 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level in six years, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “This robust level of new-home sales activity is a […]

Multifamily Decline Pushes Nationwide Housing Starts Down 14.4 Percent in August

Sep 19th, 2014

*+-Nationwide housing starts fell 14.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 956,000 units in August, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The decline is mostly due to a steep 31.7 percent decline in multifamily production. Single-family housing starts dropped 2.4 […]

Housing Starts Rise in July

Aug 19th, 2014

*+-Nationwide housing starts, fueled by strong single- and multifamily growth, rose 15.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.093 million units in July, the highest level since November 2013, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family housing starts were up […]

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 […]