Housing activity data refers to the number of building, septic and other permits that signal the beginning of a home construction project. Wisconsin Builders Association performs quarterly reporting by county of the data supplied by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Note: Monthly data is collected from sites across Wisconsin that report on a monthly basis - this is NOT all municipalities in the state. The figures reported by WBA represent trends in new home construction in Wisconsin, but do not reflect the total number of all new homes started in the state during the specified time period.
Wisconsin Housing Starts 2017-2018
6% housing starts increase '16-'17
11% housing starts increase '15-'16
NAHB Housing Starts: Updated monthly and based on a seasonally adjusted annual rate.
Wisconsin Realtors Association: Number of houses sold and median prices.
U.S. Census Bureau Construction Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau Housing Permits by State
NAHB's Housing Market Index (HMI): Based on a monthly survey of NAHB members.
S& P Home Price Indices: Measures the residential housing market, tracking changes in value of residential real estate in 20 metropolitan regions across the U.S.
Characteristics of New Housing: Data on new-home characteristics by the Census Bureau