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New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started: Total Units (HOUST)

Observation:

Sep 2015: 1,224 (+ more)   Updated: Feb 16, 2024
Sep 2015:  1,224  
Aug 2015:  1,130  
Jul 2015:  1,146  
Jun 2015:  1,205  
May 2015:  1,079  
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Units:

Thousands of Units,
Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

Frequency:

Monthly

NOTES

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  

Release: New Residential Construction  

Units:  Thousands of Units, Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

As provided by the Census, start occurs when excavation begins for the footings or foundation of a building. All housing units in a multifamily building are defined as being started when this excavation begins. Beginning with data for September 1992, estimates of housing starts include units in structures being totally rebuilt on an existing foundation.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New Privately-Owned Housing Units Started: Total Units [HOUST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/HOUST, February 23, 2024.


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