Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Release: New Residential Construction
Census discontinued SAAR 2-4 unit-structures because tests for identifiable and stable seasonality do not meet reliability standards for publication. It is calculated by Haver Analytics by subtracting 1-unit structures and 5-unit structures from total housing starts.
Copyright, 2016, Haver Analytics. Reprinted with permission.
U.S. Bureau of the Census and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing Starts: 2-4 Units [HOUST2F], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/HOUST2F, April 20, 2018.