NAHB Housing Forecast (1997-2001)

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Housing Activity

January 01, 2000
NAHB Housing Forecast (1997-2001)
Housing Activity (000) 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Total Housing Starts 1476 1623 1659 1535 1540
% Change Annual 0.5% 10.0% 2.2% -7.5% 0.4%
Single Family 1138 1129 1320 1223 1225
% Change Annual -1.5% 12.5% 3.2% -7.3% 0.2%
Multifamily 338 344 339 312 316

% Change Annual
7.6% 1.6% -8.0% 1.1% 2.2%
New Single Family Sales 807 890 906 860 854
% Change Annual 6.7% 10.2% 1.8% -5.0% -0.7%
Existing Home Sales 4382 4963 5205 4773 4711
% Change Annual 4.5% 13.3% 4.9% -8.3% -1.3%
Manufactured Shipments 354 374 353 316 316
Source: NAHB Economics, Dec. 8, 1999.

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