Housing starts in the US unexpectedly increased 2.2% month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1.401 million in April of 2023, compared to market forecasts of 1.4 million. Data for March was revised to show a bigger 4.5% slump compared to initial estimates of a 0.8% drop. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Housing Starts MoM in the United States averaged 0.32 percent from 1959 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 29.30 percent in July of 1982 and a record low of -27.00 percent in April of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Housing Starts MoM. United States Housing Starts MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

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United States Housing Starts MoM

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-04-18 12:30 PM Mar -0.8% 7.3% -1.3%
2023-05-17 12:30 PM Apr 2.2% -4.5% -1.5%
2023-06-20 12:30 PM May 2.2% -1.2%

United States Housing Starts MoM
Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. Estimates of housing starts include units in structures being totally rebuilt on an existing foundation.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 -4.50 29.30 -27.00 1959 - 2023 percent Monthly