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 1959-December 1963 (10,000 Permit Issuing Places): 1959 (Annual Data), "Construction Reports, Building Permits, " No. C42-43, October 1963. 1959 (Monthly Data) Ibid., No. C49-1, September 1960. 1960-1963 (Annual Data), Ibid., No. C42-53. 1960-1963 (Monthly Data), Ibid., Nos. C42-9 To C42-60.
This NBER data series m02205c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02205c
National Bureau of Economic Research, New Private Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits, Value for United States [M0205CUSM398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0205CUSM398NNBR, February 20, 2019.