Housing Starts Finish 2022 at 6-Month Low

Housing starts ended 2022 down for the second straight month to their lowest level since last July, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

Construction Spending Up 0.2% Amid Growing Headwinds

The Census Bureau on Tuesday reported construction spending in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,807.5 billion, 0.2 percent higher than the revised October estimate of $1,803.2 billion and 8.5 percent higher than a year ago.

November New Home Sales Up 5.8%

New home sales beat expectations in November, HUD and the Census Bureau reported over the holiday season, rising by nearly 6 percent from October.

November Housing Starts Down Slightly; Permits Plunge

Housing starts fell in November but beat expectations, the Census Bureau and HUD reported Tuesday. The news, however, came in building permits, which fell sharply from both October and a year ago.

October New Home Sales Beat Expectations

October new home sales rose by 7.5 percent from September, beating consensus expectations, the Census Bureau and HUD reported Wednesday.

October Housing Starts Down 4.2%

Housing starts fell in October—the third straight monthly decline—but generally beat analysts’ expectations, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday.

Multifamily Grabs Growing Share of Total Housing

Multifamily building permits and starts have grown since January while single-family permits and starts have dropped, reported RealPage, Richardson, Texas.

September Job Openings Surge; Construction up 0.2%

Job openings in September jumped by more than a half-million from August, showing there are 1.9 job openings for every available worker, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday in the first of four major jobs reports this week.

September New Home Sales Down 11%

New home sales fell by nearly 11 percent in September, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday, as rising interest rates discouraged home buyers.

September Housing Starts Down 8%

September housing starts took back the temporary momentum it gained in August, falling by more than 8 percent, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.