U.S. Regions Sees April Single-Family Permit on the Rise

The housing market is still booming, the first four months of 2021 the total number of single-family permits that were issued year-to-date among the country rose to 384,196. This makes a 35.6% increase over April 2020’s number.

Year-to-date ending April 2021 there was an increase in all U.S. regions in single-family permits. The Midwest had the highest at 49.8%, the Northeast 48.6%, the West 37.7% and the South 30.9%. Multifamily permits were also very healthy. The highest in the Northeast with 45.8%, South 27.7%, West 34.4% and the Midwest 18.4%.

Within the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the increase from April 2020 YTD and April 2021 YTD in single-family permits were seen across the board. The highest rate came in at 332.1% in the District of Columbia. The jump was from 28 single-family permits in April 2020 to 121 single-family permits in April 2021. The ten highest states combined made up 62% of the total single-family permits issued were Alaska, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Minnesota, Vermont, Maine, New York, Wyoming and Utah.

The top 10 local metro areas in both single-family permits and multifamily permits were different. Single-family permits were the highest in Houston, Tx, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Tx, Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Az, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Ga, Austin-Round Rock, Tx, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fl, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, Nc-Sc, Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, Tn, Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Fl and Jacksonville, Fl. Multifamily permits were the highest in New York-Newark-Jersey City, Ny-Nj-Pa, Austin-Round Rock, Tx, Dallas-Forth Work-Arlington, Tx, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, Ca, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Wa, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, Dc-Va-Md-Wv, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa-Nj-De-Md, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Mn-Wi, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Tx and Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Co.

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