What is it?
Tickers: SFAM, SFAMG
Single Family Housing Starts reflects the number of privately-owned single-family unit construction projects that have begun during a particular month, measured in thousands.
SFAM: Single Family Housing Start
SFAMG: Single Family Housing Starts YoY Change
Who is interested?
Economist, Analyst, Investors
What does it tell me?
Single Family Housing Starts tell you how many new construction projects are beginning for privately owned single units. It can reveal nuances of how the economy is developing. The type of houses being built can give more detailed assessment on the current state of housing and trends.