Most states saw permits growth over October YTD

By Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington | NAHB

According to the Census Bureau’s Building Permits Survey (BPS), over the first ten months of 2017 the total number of permits, which included single-family and multi-family, issued nationwide on a not seasonally adjusted basis reached 1,070,750. This is 6.8% ahead of its level over the first ten months of 2016, 1,002,139.These data are taken from the Builder Permits Survey (BPS) instead of the Survey of Construction (SOC).

The SOC is the source of the monthly New Residential Construction release and it shows that total permits over the first ten months of the year totaled 1,067,200, 5.8% ahead of its level the same period in 2016, 1,008,800. The SOC does not provide residential construction information at the state and local level.


Share this!

Additional Articles

News Categories

Get Our Twice Weekly Newsletter!

* indicates required

Rose Law Group pc values “outrageous client service.” We pride ourselves on hyper-responsiveness to our clients’ needs and an extraordinary record of success in achieving our clients’ goals. We know we get results and our list of outstanding clients speaks to the quality of our work.