This report forecasts US housing starts and the housing stock in units, and average floor space per new and existing units in square feet to 2021. Each measure is segmented by housing type in terms of single-unit conventional, multiple-unit conventional, and manufactured. In addition, housing starts and the housing stock, as well as existing home sales, are segmented by region as follows: South, Midwest, West, Northeast. Furthermore, spending on residential building construction in US dollars is forecast to 2021 and is segmented by type as follows: single-unit, multiple-unit, and improvements.
To illustrate historical trends, housing starts, the housing stock, existing home sales, average floor space, residential building construction expenditures, the median price of new single-unit conventional homes, interest rates, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016.