Starts and Permits

For the most recent information, you may download detailed data here on Single-Family and Multifamily Housing Starts and Building Permits.

Housing Starts by State and Metro Areas

Look ahead with the Home Builders Forecasts by region and type such as:

  • State and Metro Forecasts: Includes starts forecast, Excel tables of total, single-family and multifamily housing starts by regions, states and the top 100 metropolitan areas. Learn more.
  • Executive-Level Forecast: A monthly forecast of economic activity, inflation, interest rates and housing activity. This forecast also contain an executive summary, in-depth detail and historical data with annual and quarterly forecasts for all indicators.

Whether you advise, consult or work specifically on improving your own company’s profitability, you can rely on the premier data source for the U.S. housing industry:

The NAHB Economics Group has provided research and analytical solutions to member companies and professional economists since 1970. This kind of editorial excellence and in-depth analysis can only be found at