Housing Starts

US housing starts are finally reaching towards their long-term average levels.

Source: US Dept of Commerce


Single-Family House Size

Single-family houses have steadily increased in size over the past 65 years.

Source: US Dept of Commerce

Lumber Used in Single-Family Housing

The amount of lumber used per square foot of house has been declining steadily since 1950.

Source: US Dept of Commerce, USDA Forest Service

Panels Used in Single-Family Housing

The amount of panels used per square foot of house has been steadier.

Source: US Dept of Commerce, USDA Forest Service

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