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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 5.0 Apr. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Apr. 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
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 2.003 2.084 3.115 3.027
February 2019 2.099 2.100 2.799 3.012
March 2019 2.040 2.136 2.830 3.001
April 2019 2.232 2.196 3.425 3.002
May 2019 2.302 2.255 2.921 3.001
June 2019 2.322 2.301 2.674 3.001
July 2019 2.358 2.316 2.927 2.994
August 2019 2.405 2.298 3.479 3.017
September 2019 2.239 2.283 2.973 3.000
October 2019 2.148 2.279 2.986 2.961
November 2019 2.239 2.251 2.472 2.914
December 2019 2.191 2.219 2.934 2.894
January 2020 2.238 2.173 3.316 2.866
February 2020 2.517 2.096 2.989 2.832
March 2020 2.030 2.017 2.347 2.839
April 2020 1.357 1.974 2.531 2.899
May 2020 1.964 2.015 3.313 3.014
June 2020 2.140 2.136 3.344 3.133
July 2020 2.344 2.302 3.079 3.237
August 2020 2.581 2.484 3.428 3.367
September 2020 2.816 2.685 3.448 3.455
October 2020 2.790 2.862 3.582 3.508
November 2020 2.940 3.019 3.621 3.584
December 2020 3.052 3.172 3.408 3.657
January 2021 3.448 3.328 3.905 3.741
February 2021 3.447 3.436 3.498 3.820
March 2021 3.738 3.497 4.321 3.866
April 2021 3.560 3.483 4.108 3.859
May 2021 3.302 3.414 3.452 3.822
June 2021 3.439 3.335 3.793 3.779
July 2021 3.131 3.262 3.973 3.794
August 2021 3.186 3.238 3.323 3.797
September 2021 3.008 3.248 4.029 3.818
October 2021 3.400 3.324 3.729 3.889
November 2021 3.553 3.405 4.439 3.961
December 2021 3.524 3.470 4.088 3.965
January 2022 3.445 3.519 3.312 3.988
February 2022 3.540 3.550 4.079 4.036
March 2022 3.631 3.572 4.373 4.074
April 2022 3.559 3.570 4.181 4.135
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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