Housing starts in the United States decreased 4.2% month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.425 million in October of 2022, after falling by a downwardly revised 1.3% in September. It marks a second consecutive month of lower new residential construction, amid rising prices and mortgage rates which recently reached their highest level since 2001. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Housing Starts MoM in the United States averaged 0.32 percent from 1959 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 29.30 percent in July of 1982 and a record low of -26.40 percent in March of 1984. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Housing Starts MoM. United States Housing Starts MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

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United States Housing Starts MoM

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-19 12:30 PM Sep -8.1% 13.7% -7%
2022-11-17 01:30 PM Oct -4.2% -1.3% -2.7%
2022-12-20 01:30 PM Nov -4.2%

United States Housing Starts MoM
Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. Estimates of housing starts include units in structures being totally rebuilt on an existing foundation.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.20 -1.30 29.30 -26.40 1959 - 2022 percent Monthly