On a year-over-year basis, single-family permits experienced a 6.5 percent decline over the April 2018 level of 279,302. The total number of multifamily permits issued nationwide reached 149,921 so far this year, representing a 2.4 percent year-over-year increase.
To come up with our findings, we analyzed census data to figure out where builders scored the most residential construction permits. The permits are for single-family homes, condos and co-ops, apartments, townhouses, and duplexes.
With some plastic bottles, old toys, and scraps of woods, designers at A-1 in Fort Pierce, Florida found unusual and intentionally difficult ways to display a truss through a process commonly known as a Rube Goldberg machine.
Freddie Mac analysis shows that 370,000 fewer units were built in 2017 than needed to satisfy demand. Overall, the now housing shortfall ranges from a low of 0.9 million to a high of 4.0 million housing units, as of the second quarter of 2018.