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Release Schedule

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

5/7/19 - Due to the recent lapse in federal funding, the final Annual 2018 Building Permits data will be released June 20, 2019.



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 2018 October 17, 2018 October 24, 2018
October 2018 November 20, 2018 November 28, 2018
November 2018 December 18, 2018 January 31, 2019
December 2018 February 26, 2019 March 5, 2019
January 2019 March 8, 2019 March 14, 2019
February 2019 March 26, 2019 March 29, 2019
March 2019 April 19, 2019 April 23, 2019
April 2019 May 16, 2019 May 23, 2019
May 2019 June 18, 2019 June 25, 2019
June 2019 July 17, 2019 July 24, 2019
July 2019 August 16, 2019 August 23, 2019
August 2019 September 18, 2019 September 25, 2019
September 2019 October 17, 2019 October 24, 2019
October 2019 November 19, 2019 November 26, 2019
November 2019 December 17, 2019 December 23, 2019

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: August 09, 2019