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Value of building permits for the single-family and multi-family components

billions of dollars 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 Jan. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Jan. 2022 Single-family dwellings, seasonally adjustedSingle-family dwellings, seasonally adjusted Single-family dwellings, trend cycleSingle-family dwellings, trend cycle Multi-family dwellings, seasonally adjustedMulti-family dwellings, seasonally adjusted Multi-family dwellings, trend cycleMulti-family dwellings, trend cycle
Note(s):
The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the previous three months. For more information, see the note to readers.
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Value of building permits for the single-family and multi-family components, billions of dollars
  Single-family dwellings, seasonally adjusted Single-family dwellings, trend cycle Multi-family dwellings, seasonally adjusted Multi-family dwellings, trend cycle
January 2017 2.612 2.654 2.247 2.338
February 2017 2.597 2.638 2.499 2.302
March 2017 2.750 2.631 2.134 2.279
April 2017 2.579 2.609 1.968 2.290
May 2017 2.734 2.596 2.427 2.365
June 2017 2.452 2.566 2.708 2.440
July 2017 2.485 2.549 2.519 2.462
August 2017 2.555 2.546 2.430 2.457
September 2017 2.551 2.560 2.372 2.450
October 2017 2.558 2.585 2.559 2.445
November 2017 2.583 2.593 2.387 2.453
December 2017 2.743 2.597 2.243 2.512
January 2018 2.580 2.566 2.618 2.631
February 2018 2.544 2.523 2.793 2.773
March 2018 2.407 2.470 3.084 2.887
April 2018 2.310 2.416 2.996 2.944
May 2018 2.440 2.376 3.011 2.968
June 2018 2.383 2.339 3.016 2.935
July 2018 2.355 2.305 2.943 2.887
August 2018 2.151 2.263 2.546 2.864
September 2018 2.194 2.228 2.812 2.874
October 2018 2.324 2.186 2.924 2.889
November 2018 2.145 2.139 3.038 2.961
December 2018 2.052 2.109 3.176 3.025
January 2019 2.018 2.099 3.099 3.055
February 2019 2.109 2.119 2.750 3.074
March 2019 2.097 2.156 2.899 3.084
April 2019 2.239 2.210 3.900 3.095
May 2019 2.311 2.259 2.845 3.062
June 2019 2.323 2.292 2.666 3.021
July 2019 2.318 2.297 2.883 2.968
August 2019 2.369 2.274 3.350 2.962
September 2019 2.202 2.259 2.918 2.914
October 2019 2.143 2.266 2.862 2.870
November 2019 2.232 2.252 2.464 2.869
December 2019 2.217 2.234 2.900 2.872
January 2020 2.266 2.201 3.270 2.881
February 2020 2.539 2.130 2.934 2.890
March 2020 2.108 2.047 2.643 2.919
April 2020 1.377 1.991 2.768 2.981
May 2020 1.948 2.013 3.167 3.063
June 2020 2.141 2.112 3.405 3.145
July 2020 2.273 2.262 3.078 3.224
August 2020 2.515 2.441 3.286 3.316
September 2020 2.754 2.649 3.437 3.371
October 2020 2.772 2.851 3.386 3.420
November 2020 2.943 3.036 3.661 3.502
December 2020 3.130 3.214 3.371 3.563
January 2021 3.532 3.386 3.590 3.653
February 2021 3.522 3.495 3.457 3.744
March 2021 3.822 3.540 4.382 3.798
April 2021 3.548 3.503 4.072 3.799
May 2021 3.286 3.411 3.287 3.750
June 2021 3.401 3.315 3.760 3.707
July 2021 3.093 3.240 3.870 3.717
August 2021 3.144 3.227 3.281 3.718
September 2021 3.023 3.252 3.912 3.746
October 2021 3.407 3.328 3.621 3.815
November 2021 3.585 3.397 4.349 3.872
December 2021 3.548 3.451 4.058 3.845
January 2022 3.415 3.490 3.306 3.809
Note(s):
The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the previous three months. For more information, see the note to readers.
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