The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States fell to 74 in February 2020 from 75 in the previous month, slightly below market expectations of 75. The current single-family sub-index declined to 80 from 81 in January and the one for prospective buyers went down to 57 from 58. Additionally, the gauge for home sales over the next six months decreased to 79 from 80. United States Nahb Housing Market Index - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States averaged 50.70 from 1985 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 78 in December of 1998 and a record low of 8 in January of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Nahb Housing Market Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: National Association of Home Builders

Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States is expected to be 74.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Nahb Housing Market Index in the United States to stand at 67.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Nahb Housing Market Index is projected to trend around 65.00 in 2021 and 66.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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United States Nahb Housing Market Index

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
74.00 75.00 78.00 8.00 1985 - 2020 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-18 03:00 PM Nov 70 71 71 71
2019-12-16 03:00 PM Dec 76 71 70 69
2020-01-16 03:00 PM Jan 75 76 75 75
2020-02-18 03:00 PM Feb 74 75 75 75
2020-03-17 02:00 PM Mar 74 74
2020-04-15 02:00 PM Apr
2020-05-18 02:00 PM May
2020-06-16 02:00 PM Jun 73


News Stream
US Homebuilder Sentiment Below Forecasts
The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States fell to 74 in February 2020 from 75 in the previous month, slightly below market expectations of 75. The current single-family sub-index declined to 80 from 81 in January and the one for prospective buyers went down to 57 from 58. Additionally, the gauge for home sales over the next six months decreased to 79 from 80.
2020-02-18
US Home Builder Sentiment Matches Forecasts
The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States fell to 75 in January of 2020 from an over 20-year high of 76 in the previous month, matching market expectations. The current single-family sub-index dropped to 81 from 84 in December and the one for prospective buyers decreased to 57 from 58. Meantime, the gauge for home sales over the next six months was unchanged at 79.
2020-01-16
US Homebuilder Sentiment Highest in Over 20 Years
The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States jumped to 76 in December of 2019 from an upwardly revised 71 in November and market expectations of 70. It is the highest reading since June of 1999, amid broad rises: the current single-family sub-index went up to 84 from 77; the gauge for home sales over the next six months rose to 79 from 78 and the one for prospective buyers increased to 58 from 54.
2019-12-16
US Homebuilder Sentiment Below Forecasts
The NAHB Housing Market Index in the United States fell to 70 in November 2019 from 71 in the previous month and below market expectations of 71. The sub-index for current single-family declined to 76 from 78 in October; and the sub-index for prospective buyers decreased to 53 from 54. Meanwhile, the gauge for home sales over the next six months rose to 77 from 76.
2019-11-18

United States Nahb Housing Market Index
NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) is based on a monthly survey of home builders. They are asked to rate current sales of single-family homes and sales expectations for the next six months and to rate traffic of prospective buyers. Scores for responses to each component are used to calculate a seasonally adjusted overall index, where a number over 50 indicates more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.