Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ’

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 […]

New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since September 2006

Sep 25th, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in August topped the 1 million mark and reached their highest pace since September 2006 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau reports. Sales increased 4.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units, according to the newly released data, […]

New Home Sales Surge in July to 13-Year High

Aug 28th, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to its highest pace since 2006, up 13.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 901,000 units in July, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The July rate is 36.3% higher than the July 2019 pace. New […]

New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since Great Recession

Jul 29th, 2020

According to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to their highest level since the Great Recession, up 13.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000 units in June. The June rate is 6.9 percent higher […]

Housing Rebound Continues with May’s Jump in New Home Sales

Jun 24th, 2020

According to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 units in May, up from a downwardly revised reading in April. The May rate is 12.7 percent higher than […]

2020 Starts Strong with New Home Sales

Feb 27th, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 7.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764,000 units in January, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This improvement follows an upward revision in December. The monthly number is 18.6% higher than the January […]

New Home Sales Solid in July, as June Numbers Strongly Revised Upward

Aug 27th, 2019

July sales of newly built, single-family homes dipped 12.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 635,000 units after a large increase in the June reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales are up for the year at 4.1% higher than […]

Builders Still Worried Even as New Home Sales Rise

Jul 25th, 2019

According to recent data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, new single-family home sales increased 7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 646,000 units in June. After the May decline, this year-to-date reading of June shows sales for 2019 are 2.2% higher than the same period […]

EPA and HUD Issue New Lead Dust Standards

Jun 25th, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) together have issued new, tighter standards for lead dust found on floors and window sills, lowering the dust-lead hazard standards from 40 micrograms of lead per square foot (µg/ft2) to 10 µg/ft2 on window sills. In December 2018, EPA Administrator Wheeler […]

Single-Family Home Sales Reflect Challenges Faced by Homebuilders

Jun 7th, 2019

As homebuilders continue to face challenges when it comes to labor shortages, lot prices and increasing costs for materials, officials from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) say they’re also seeing decreases in single-family sales. In the meantime, a survey of NAHB members indicates that builders are packing up and moving to the exurbs, […]

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