On September 19 the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development released it's "New Residential Construction Report" with data through August 2012. Below is a summary of the latest figures:
- Building Permits - up 24.5% over August 2011
- Housing Starts - up 29.1% over August 2011
- Housing Completions - up 11.7% over August 2011
Economic indicators for new residential construction and sales, manufacturing, retail, U.S. international trade, construction spending, and homeownership are released every month by the U.S. Census and Department of Housing and Urban Development.