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Building Permits Data
Last Revised:
September 25, 2014

Other Data
Last Revised:
September 18, 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 Total Units [Thousands of Units]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 1,041 1,025 1,014 1,009 991 975 955 936 904 876 842 806
2009 783 756 717 677 650 627 611 588 576 554 532 517
2010 501 493 492 488 476 447 443 444 439 436 431 427
2011 431 424 420 417 415 416 417 414 417 422 433 434
2012 441 450 458 463 474 486 490 495 511 520 534 551
Source: New Residential Construction (Definitions)
Housing Units Under Construction: United States — Not Seasonally Adjusted Total Units [Thousands of Units]
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008 1,002.4 989.6 988.6 999.9 995.4 992.6 983.2 963.7 926.5 892.9 845.8 780.9
2009 754.9 731.3 701.6 672.9 654.2 640.2 626.6 605.7 592.8 563.9 534.8 495.4
2010 483.5 476.2 480.8 485.1 482.8 457.6 457.2 458.3 451.4 442.3 432.0 411.0
2011 413.8 408.2 410.6 414.9 419.6 426.2 428.7 424.7 429.1 429.5 433.3 417.7
2012 426.8 435.1 449.3 462.1 478.1 496.2 503.7 508.6 523.5 528.8 535.2 532.5
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Business & Industry | sssd.econ.data@census.gov |  Last Revised: March 26, 2014