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United States Housing Starts

Last Release
Jan 2020
Actual
1567 Thousand units
Forecast
1500000 Thousand units
Previous
1626 Thousand units
Frequency
Monthly
Units In
Thousand units
Next Release
Mar 18, 2020
Time to Release
25 Days 10 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
2494 Thousand units
Jan 1972
478 Thousand units
Apr 2009
1,429.8 Thousand units1959 - 2020U.S. Census Bureau
Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. Estimates of housing starts include units in structures being totally rebuilt on an existing foundation. .

Latest Updates

Housing starts in the US went up 3.2 percent month-over-month to an annualized 1.365 million units in November of 2019. It compares with an upwardly revised 1.323 million in the previous month and market expectations of 1.345 million. The housing market has been boosted by a fall in mortgage rates after the Fed cut key rates 3 times this year.

United States Housing Starts History

Last 12 readings

Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Dec 17, 201913:48US Housing Starts Beat Forecasts
Nov 19, 201913:46US Housing Starts Rebound in October
Oct 17, 201912:51US Housing Starts Fall from 12-Year High
Sep 18, 201912:53US Housing Starts Climb to 12-Year High
Aug 16, 201912:44US Housing Starts Fall for 3rd Straight Month
Jul 17, 201912:56US Housing Starts Fall in June
Jun 18, 201912:42US Housing Starts Fall in May

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Building Permits
1,551
Jan 2020
1,420
Dec 2019
513
Mar 2009
2,419
Dec 1972
ThousandMonthly1960 - 2020
Case Shiller Home Price Index
218.68
Nov 2019
218.43
Oct 2019
100
Jan 2000
218.68
Nov 2019
pointsMonthly2000 - 2019
Construction Spending
-0.2
Dec 2019
0.7
Nov 2019
-4.8
Feb 1975
5.9
Apr 1978
%Monthly1964 - 2019
Existing Home Sales
5,460
Jan 2020
5,530
Dec 2019
1,370
Mar 1970
7,250
Sep 2005
ThousandMonthly1968 - 2020
Home Ownership Rate
65.1
Dec 2019
64.8
Sep 2019
62.9
Jun 2016
69.2
Dec 2004
%Quarterly1965 - 2019
Housing Index
0.2
Nov 2019
0.2
Oct 2019
-1.8
Nov 2008
1.2
Jan 2000
%Monthly1991 - 2019

Housing Starts across North America

Housing Starts global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Canada
213.22
Jan 2020
195.89
Dec 2019
90.7
Aug 1982
291.6
Mar 1978
Thousand unitsMonthly1977 - 2020
United States
1,567
Jan 2020
1,626
Dec 2019
478
Apr 2009
2,494
Jan 1972
Thousand unitsMonthly1959 - 2020
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