The number of residential units that are available for occupancy in the region for
the specified time period. It includes all housing products and sale types. Data
is updated on a monthly basis. Source:Metrostudy, US Housing Markets Review, US Census, Moody’s Analytics.
How to Use it
Housing stock indicates the broader scale of all homes in the market area, occupied
or otherwise. It can be used as a comparison with closings, permits, or employment
statistics to suggest whether the current amount of closing activity is in equilibrium
compared to the overall number of housing units.
Last updated Aug 2014