Housing starts fell in January, HUD and the Census Bureau reported Thursday, marking the fifth straight monthly drop, the longest streak of declines since 2009.
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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.
Fannie Mae: Mortgage Rates Primary Impediment to Housing Sentiment
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index rose in November for the first time in nine months, although it remains just above the record low recorded in October.
Employment Holds Steady, Slowing Slightly
November employment numbers slowed slightly from October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
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.
Fannie Mae Consumer Survey Falls to Record Low
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell by 4.1 points in October to 56.7, its eighth consecutive monthly decline and lowest reading since inception of the index in 2011.
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.
Housing Market Roundup Oct. 20, 2022
Here’s a summary of housing market reports that came across the MBA NewsLink desk this week:
Fannie Mae: Housing Sentiment Near Record Low
Fannie Mae, Washington, D.C., said its Home Purchase Sentiment Index fell by another 1.2 points in September to 60.8, its seventh consecutive monthly decline and its lowest level since 2011, amid growing affordability constraints.