USA: Dwelling permits up by 3,5%

In August 2018 the dwelling permits were something under 117.000 units in USA. In comparison to the last 10 years the highest value was 134.800 units in June 2015 and the lowest value was 36.280 units in January 2011. When put next to the year before, the value decreased by -4,3% but compared to July, the value has increased by 3,5%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 3,1%.