August New Home Sales Pick Up the Pace

New home sales rose in August for the second straight month and at the fastest pace since April, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Friday.

Housing Starts Post Solid August Increase

Home builders liked what they saw in August—HUD and the Census Bureau said August housing starts rose by nearly 4 percent from July, almost entirely by multifamily activity, and by more than 17 percent from a year ago.

July New Home Sales Post 1% Increase

New single‐family home sales posted a modest 1 percent increase in July amid more signs of a stabilizing housing market, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

July Housing Starts Fall 7%

July housing starts fell by 7 percent, the Census Bureau reported yesterday, a disappointing result as home builders continue to be hamstrung by pipeline and labor shortages.

June New Home Sales Down 6.6%

June new home sales fell well below consensus expectations, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Monday, though analysts did not appear to be too worried by the results.

June New Home Sales Down 6.6%

June new home sales fell well below consensus expectations, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Monday, though analysts did not appear to be too worried by the results.

May New Home Sales Disappoint

New home sales tumbled by nearly 6 percent in May—and the report revised downward the previous three months’ statistics, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

May Housing Starts Seesaw Back on Track

One step back; one step forward. Housing starts have alternated between up and down during 2021, and in keeping with the pattern, improved in May after declining in April, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Wednesday.

New Home Sales Tumble to 10-Month Low

New home sales took a double hit yesterday, according to HUD and the Census Bureau: not only did April new home sales fall by nearly 6 percent, March sales revised sharply downward by more than 10 percent.

Supply Issues Hold Back April Housing Starts

Supply constraints continue to prevent a sizzling housing market from turning white-hot, with April housing starts falling by nearly 10 percent, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.