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Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments (SOMA)



Third Quarter 2005

Table 11. Apartments Completed in Buildings With Five Units or More: 1999 to 2005

(Details may not sum to totals because of rounding)

                   Total                    Unfurnished
Quarter of         apartments     90 %      apartments     90 %
completion         completed   C.I.(+/-)*   completed   C.I.(+/-)*

      2005
October-December
July-September  
April-June\p         72,000     7,130        31,200      4,310   
January-March        51,700     5,660      \r26,400      4,230
      
      2004
October-December   \r62,800     6,050        32,600      4,930
July-September       85,900     8,100      \r44,700      9,250
April-June           81,800     7,230        42,500      6,740
January-March        54,900     5,100        34,000      3,800

      2003
October-December     57,800     6,010        38,800      6,360
July-September       67,900     7,070        42,500      6,060
April-June           72,900     9,010        47,600      5,820
January-March        62,400     6,860        37,600      4,620
   
      2002
October-December     71,800     7,290        47,700      6,930
July-September       88,100     7,390        61,700      5,990
April-June           74,200     7,450        56,800      6,860
January-March        54,100     5,170        37,900      4,560

      2001
October-December     69,300     7,810        47,300      7,960
July-September       79,700     6,760        56,500      6,530
April-June           71,100     7,440        46,100      5,920
January-March        60,900     5,260        43,000      4,010

      2000
October-December     73,800     5,510        54,100      4,800
July-September       87,800     5,430        65,700      6,040
April-June           72,800     6,070        56,700      5,860
January-March        65,600     6,970        49,700      5,680

      1999
October-December     75,900     7,570        58,300      5,590
July-September       85,500     6,700        65,200      5,890
April-June           72,400     7,240        55,700      7,060
January-March        58,000     7,480        46,700      7,320

      


                   Furnished               Condominiums/
Quarter of         apartments    90%       Cooperatives     90%
completion         completed  C.I.(+/-)*   completed     C.I.(+/-)*
 
      2005
October-December
July-September  
April-June\p          2,000     2,060        25,800      6,960
January-March       \r1,100     1,010      \r13,000      2,790 

      2004
October-December        (Z)       (Z)      \r14,000      4,110
July-September        3,400     1,490        17,800      3,300
April-June              800       710        20,700      4,930
January-March           100       160         8,900      1,960

      2003
October-December          -         -         9,300      2,200
July-September        1,700     1,290         9,800      2,470
April-June              200       150        10,900      4,330
January-March           300       260        11,100      3,370

      2002
October-December        400       330        12,000      2,900
July-September        2,200     1,880        11,300      2,470
April-June              100        50         8,000      3,440
January-March           500       440         6,100      1,250

      2001
October-December        200       280        11,900      2,630
July-September        3,700     2,630        12,200      3,650
April-June              500       180        10,700      3,320
January-March           (Z)      (Z)         11,000      2,710

             2000
October-December        100      (Z)          9,900      2,480
July-September        1,100       990         9,700      2,480
April-June            1,200     1,000         8,400      2,090
January-March           400       490         8,100      2,370

             1999
October-December        600       610         9,200      3,270
July-September        5,300     3,340        10,500      4,670
April-June            1,500     1,880         8,500      1,990
January-March           300       350         6,000      1,890

             


                   Subsidized
                   and Tax                  Other
Quarter of         Credit\1      90 %       apartment\2    90 %
completion         completed  C.I.(+/-)*    completed   C.I.(+/-)*

      2005
October-December
July-September  
April-June\p         10,500     2,810         2,500      1,450    
January-March       \r9,800     2,770       \r1,500        400

      2004
October-December   \r14,400     3,710         1,800      1,130
July-September       15,900     5,280         4,000      2,030
April-June           16,200     4,190         1,600        680
January-March         8,500     2,890         3,200      1,900

      2003
October-December      8,700     2,140         1,100        220
July-September        8,700     2,410         5,100      2,790
April-June           11,300     4,890         2,900      1,480
January-March        11,300      (Z)          2,100      1,270
  
      2002
October-December      8,700     2,940         3,000      2,940
July-September        8,600     2,900         4,300      2,060
April-June            7,400     3,450         1,900        940
January-March         7,400     2,900         2,200      1,140
 
      2001
October-December      6,500     2,480         3,300      2,090
July-September        4,900     1,170         2,400      2,140
April-June           10,400     5,260         3,300      1,680
January-March         4,800     1,880         2,100        860

      2000
October-December      6,900     2,040         2,700      2,120
July-September        7,000     1,990         4,200      2,400
April-June            3,800     1,400         2,700      2,400
January-March         6,500     5,350           800        310

      1999
October-December      3,100       940         4,800      4,740
July-September        3,300     1,410         1,100        610
April-June            4,800     2,220         1,900      1,140
January-March         2,400       860         2,600      1,350

      

\1 Beginning with completions in the second quarter of 2004, Low Tax
Credit units were included in this category.

\2 Other includes time-sharing units, continuing care retirement units,
    and turnkey housing (privately built for and sold to local public
    housing authorities subsequent to completion.)

* A 90-percent confidence interval is a measure of an estimate's
  variability.  The larger the confidence interval in relation to the
  size of the estimate, the less reliable the estimate.
p Preliminary.
r Revised.
- Represents zero.
Z Fewer than 50 units or less than one-half of 1 percent.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Market Absorption



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Contact George Boyd at 301-763-3199 or mail to george.t.boyd@census.gov for further information on the Survey of Market Absorption of Apartments Data.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division