BuildFax Housing Health Report

The BuildFax Housing Health Report provides monthly insight into the health of the U.S. housing market with a particular focus on single-family housing authorizations and existing housing maintenance trends.

Housing activity holds steady as consumer confidence slides

September 2021
Housing activity was largely positive, although the pace of growth has slowed from its white-hot trajectory following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing activity growth slows as consumer confidence wanes

August 2021
Housing activity shows signs of stabilizing, as consumer confidence
fell to its lowest levels since February.

Housing market shows signs of stabilizing

July 2021
New and existing housing activity experienced healthy year-over-year growth in July, yet the pace of growth has slowed in recent months.

Housing market growth decelerates, indicating potential slowdown

June 2021
After several months of significant growth in 2021, the housing market showed signs of cooling off in June as the pace of growth slowed across major indicators.

Remodeling rises in major metros as homebuyer sentiment drops

May 2021
Remodeling activity increased, year over year, across most major metro areas, most significantly in Philadelphia and Chicago.

Housing market rallies as materials shortages intensify

April 2021
New and existing housing activity increased for the ninth consecutive month in April, however, the building materials shortage may threaten the pace of growth.