Building permits in the United States were down 7% mom to an annualized rate of 1.695 million in May of 2022, the second consecutive decline. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Building Permits MoM in the United States averaged 0.24 percent from 1960 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 33.90 percent in January of 1967 and a record low of -24 percent in February of 1990. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Building Permits MoM. United States Building Permits MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

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United States Building Permits MoM

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Building Permits 1695.00 1823.00 Thousand May 2022
Housing Starts 1549.00 1810.00 Thousand units May 2022

United States Building Permits MoM
Building Permits refer to the approvals given by a local jurisdictions before the construction of a new or existing building can legally occur. Not all areas of the United States require a permit for construction.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.00 -3.00 33.90 -24.00 1960 - 2022 percent Monthly