US Building Permits:

1.391M for Sep 2019
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US Building Permits, as defined by the Census Bureau, are the approval or authorization by the government to legally work on construction projects in permit-issuing places, in this case, specifically for new privately owned housing units. An increase in building permits is a leading indicator into the health of the US Housing sector and often the US economy at large. US Building Permits declined between 2006 and 2009, reaching a trough on March 2009 of 513,000 building permits as sentiment in the US housing market drastically during the housing bubble.

US Building Permits is at a current level of 1.391M, down from 1.425M last month and up from 1.288M one year ago. This is a change of -2.39% from last month and 8.00% from one year ago.

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Sept. 30, 2019 1.391M
Aug. 31, 2019 1.425M
July 31, 2019 1.317M
June 30, 2019 1.232M
May 31, 2019 1.299M
April 30, 2019 1.29M
March 31, 2019 1.288M
Feb. 28, 2019 1.287M
Jan. 31, 2019 1.316M
Dec. 31, 2018 1.339M
Nov. 30, 2018 1.334M
Oct. 31, 2018 1.281M
Sept. 30, 2018 1.288M
Aug. 31, 2018 1.267M
July 31, 2018 1.316M
June 30, 2018 1.306M
May 31, 2018 1.321M
April 30, 2018 1.376M
March 31, 2018 1.406M
Feb. 28, 2018 1.339M
Jan. 31, 2018 1.384M
Dec. 31, 2017 1.315M
Nov. 30, 2017 1.314M
Oct. 31, 2017 1.349M
Sept. 30, 2017 1.261M
   
Aug. 31, 2017 1.315M
July 31, 2017 1.255M
June 30, 2017 1.317M
May 31, 2017 1.205M
April 30, 2017 1.255M
March 31, 2017 1.279M
Feb. 28, 2017 1.248M
Jan. 31, 2017 1.329M
Dec. 31, 2016 1.263M
Nov. 30, 2016 1.249M
Oct. 31, 2016 1.276M
Sept. 30, 2016 1.276M
Aug. 31, 2016 1.195M
July 31, 2016 1.185M
June 30, 2016 1.194M
May 31, 2016 1.192M
April 30, 2016 1.162M
March 31, 2016 1.115M
Feb. 29, 2016 1.195M
Jan. 31, 2016 1.193M
Dec. 31, 2015 1.218M
Nov. 30, 2015 1.267M
Oct. 31, 2015 1.166M
Sept. 30, 2015 1.125M
Aug. 31, 2015 1.159M

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Stats

Last Value 1.391M
Latest Period Sep 2019
Last Updated Oct 24 2019, 10:12 EDT
Next Release Nov 19 2019, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 2.52%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.288M
Change from 1 Year Ago 8.00%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Notes: Seasonally adjusted annual rate. Formerly 'US New Housing Permits'

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