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Release Schedule

New Residential Construction, Sales, Price Indexes, and Revised Permits


Survey Month
(12th Workday)
New Residential Construction - 8:30 a.m.
(17th Workday)
Revised Building Permits - 8:00 a.m.
New Residential Sales - 10:00 a.m.
September 2019 October 17, 2019 October 24, 2019
October 2019 November 19, 2019 November 26, 2019
November 2019 December 17, 2019 December 23, 2019
December 2019 January 17, 2020 January 27, 2020
January 2020 February 19, 2020 February 26, 2020
February 2020 March 18, 2020 March 24, 2020
March 2020 April 16, 2020 April 23, 2020
April 2020 May 19, 2020 May 26, 2020
May 2020 June 17, 2020 June 23, 2020
June 2020 July 17, 2020 July 24, 2020
July 2020 August 18, 2020 August 25, 2020
August 2020 September 17, 2020 September 24, 2020
September 2020 October 20, 2020 October 26, 2020
October 2020 November 18, 2020 November 25, 2020
November 2020 December 17, 2020 December 23, 2020

These series are usually (but not always) released on the workday indicated. A workday is a weekday, excluding federal holidays.

Also see our historic press release dates (excel file).


  • Quarterly Sales by Price and Financing are released with the New Residential Sales release for March, June, September, and December survey months.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates of housing units sold and for sale are revised in the April New Residential Sales press release (released in May).
  • Analysis of Revisons for New Home Sales estimates are released in the January and July survey months.
  • Annual Characteristics for houses sold for the previous year are usually released on the first workday (excluding weekends and holidays) of June the following year.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | New Residential Sales | (301) 763-5160 |  Last Revised: November 15, 2019