Comments on October Housing Starts

Earlier: Housing Starts increased to 1.314 Million Annual Rate in OctoberTotal housing starts in October were at expectations and revisions to prior months were minor. The housing starts report showed starts were up 3.8% in October compared to September, and starts were up 8.5% year-over-year compared to October 2018.Single family starts were up 8.

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Housing Starts increased to 1.314 Million Annual Rate in October

From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and CompletionsHousing Starts:Privately‐owned housing starts in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,314,000. This is 3.8 percent above the revised September estimate of 1,266,000 and is 8.5 percent above the October 2018 rate of 1,211,000. Single‐family housing starts in October were at a rate of 936,000; this is 2.

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