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Building Permits Data
Last Revised:
July 25, 2014

Other Data
Last Revised:
July 17, 2014

For important information on the timeliness of these data compared with the official press release, the schedule for revisions to these data, links to additional related data, and standard errors for these estimates, see footnote, or go directly to the New Residential Construction web page.

The Y-axis for the line charts may be truncated to prevent flattening of the lines or to present the complete range of data.

Source: New Residential Construction (Definitions)
Housing Units Under Construction: United States — Seasonally Adjusted Single-family Units [Thousands of Units]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 592 578 563 552 532 511 489 479 456 437 417 397
2009 383 366 344 327 316 314 316 311 314 308 301 300
2010 299 302 306 307 301 282 277 273 270 266 266 262
2011 260 253 253 249 246 246 242 238 237 235 236 236
2012 241 245 246 246 253 257 262 265 271 275 279 284
Source: New Residential Construction (Definitions)
Housing Units Under Construction: United States — Not Seasonally Adjusted Single-family Units [Thousands of Units]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 559.2 548.1 540.5 542.5 535.9 525.2 513.7 504.7 476.7 451.7 417.3 377.3
2009 360.4 346.3 331.4 323.6 320.0 323.7 330.4 327.3 327.9 315.7 300.8 283.1
2010 283.4 287.0 295.8 304.7 306.0 290.9 290.8 287.5 280.9 270.5 265.0 247.3
2011 245.3 238.4 243.6 246.7 249.7 253.4 253.9 250.6 248.2 241.6 234.9 221.6
2012 227.7 230.2 236.5 245.0 255.1 265.7 275.5 279.8 283.8 282.7 278.6 267.7
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Business & Industry | sssd.econ.data@census.gov |  Last Revised: March 26, 2014