U.S. Census Bureau

Income Disparity Makes Housing Less Affordable for S.F. Women
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Income Disparity Makes Housing Less Affordable for S.F. Women

“Gender gap” in household income keeps many single women out of the housing market... More

The Where and How of Heating and Cooling in New Home Starts
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The Where and How of Heating and Cooling in New Home Starts

93% of US home starts had central AC in 2015, while 55% had a forced air system... More

New Single-Family Home Sales Fall
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New Single-Family Home Sales Fall

Sales dropped to annual rate of 551,000 in May but remain within the healthy range... More

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A Sluggish Finish for 2014: Housing Starts A Sluggish Finish for 2014: Housing Starts

The US Census Bureau New Residential Construction data release for November, 2014 reported a 1.6% decrease from the revised October number of housing starts and 7% below November 2014. Single-family starts were reported at 5.4% below the October rate. More

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Housing Starts Decline in August

New Census data shows starts declined in August, but certain markets have seen considerable strength. More

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Design Details: Home Offices

Home offices are taking on new shapes to meet the needs of buyers of all kinds. More

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Survey of Homeowner Improvements Suggests Advantages for Builders

Census data suggests marketing opportunities for builders who must compete against existing homes. More

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Housing Offers a Bright Spot in Construction Spending

While the headline number was bleak, private residential projects offered solid gains in January. More

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New-Home Sales Jump to Four-Year High

Sales were up and inventories were down in January, boding well for the year to come. More

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A Happy New Year for Residential Starts and Architectural Inquiries

The year is off to a good start in terms of housing data. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and HUD, new residential construction permits, starts, and completions all grew more than expected in January. More

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