U.S. Census Bureau: Monthly New Residential Construction, September 2022
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The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for September 2022:
Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,564,000. This is 1.4 percent above the revised August rate of 1,542,000, but is 3.2 percent below the September 2021 rate of 1,615,000. Single-family authorizations in September were at a rate of 872,000; this is 3.1 percent below the revised August figure of 900,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units or more were at a rate of 644,000 in September.
Privately-owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,439,000. This is 8.1 percent (±14.9 percent)* below the revised August estimate of 1,566,000 and is 7.7 percent (±11.5 percent)* below the September 2021 rate of 1,559,000. Single-family housing starts in September were at a rate of 892,000; this is 4.7 percent (±10.7 percent)* below the revised August figure of 936,000. The September rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 530,000.
Privately-owned housing completions in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,427,000. This is 6.1 percent (±11.0 percent)* above the revised August estimate of 1,345,000 and is 15.7 percent (±13.1 percent) above the September 2021 rate of 1,233,000. Single-family housing completions in September were at a rate of 1,049,000; this is 3.2 percent (±8.8 percent)* above the revised August rate of 1,016,000. The September rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 376,000.
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The October report is scheduled for release on November 17, 2022. View the full schedule in the Economic Briefing Room: <www.census.gov/economic-indicators/>. The full text and tables for this release can be found at <www.census.gov/construction/nrc/>.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau