U.S. Housing Starts

This number represents the total number of new single family houses that have started construction in any given month. For context, at the bottom of the financial crash in 2008-09, housing starts hit a multi-year low of 478,000. Currently, housing starts were 1534.00 as of July 01, 2021. It’s an indicator of economic strength, although developers tend to overbuild into slowing markets.

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