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U.S. Housing Starts Increase 3.9% in November

Privately-owned housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 3.9 percent above the revised October estimate of 534,000, but 5.8 percent below the November 2009 rate of 589,000.

Single-family housing starts in November were at a rate of 465,000, 6.9 percent above the revised October figure of 435,000. The November rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 72,000.

Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 530,000. This is 4.0 percent below the revised October rate of 552,000 and 14.7 percent below the November 2009 estimate of 621,000.

Single-family authorizations in November were at a rate of 416,000, 3.0 percent above the revised October figure of 404,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units or more were at a rate of 94,000 in November.

Privately-owned housing completions in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 513,000. This is 14.1 percent below the revised October estimate of 597,000 and is 39.6 percent below the November 2009 rate of 850,000.

Single-family housing completions in November were at a rate of 436,000, 10.1 percent below the revised October rate of 485,000. The November rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 73,000.

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