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

Observation:

Jan 2019: 1,230  
Updated: Mar 8, 2019

Units:

Thousands of Units,
Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

Frequency:

Monthly
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max

NOTES

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census  

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. Bureau of the Census and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing Starts: Total: New Privately Owned Housing Units Started [HOUST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/HOUST, March 18, 2019.






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