Source: U.S. Census Bureau
This series represents the total number of building permits for all structure types. Structure types include 1-unit, 2-unit, 3-unit, 4-unit, and 5-unit or more.
The Saint Louis Federal Reserve Bank uses the most recent Metropolitan Statistical Area definitions released by the Office of Management and Budget. For more information on specific definitions visit here.
U.S. Census Bureau, New Private Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits for Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (MSA) [PHIL942BPPRIV], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/PHIL942BPPRIV, August 10, 2020.