Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As 3 Variables: (1) Original Data, Urban Places, 1939-54; (2) Original Data, 6600 Permit-Issuing Places, 1954-60; (3) Original Data, 10,000 Permit-Issuing Places, 1959-63. For Further Details See Introductory Notes On Bls-Census Building Permit Data. Source: January 1954-April 1960 (6,600 Permit-Issuing Places): 1954-1956 (Annual Data), "Trends In Building Permit Activity, " Bls Bulletin 1243, 1959, Table B-7. 1954-1956 (Monthly Data), "Construction Review, " Issues Of April 1955 To April 1957. 1957-1960, "Construction Review, " Issues Of April 1958 To August 1960.
This NBER data series m02205b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02205b
National Bureau of Economic Research, New Private Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits, Value for United States [M0205BUSM398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0205BUSM398NNBR, September 25, 2016.