Tag Archive for ‘SOC’

Median Price of a New Age-Restricted Home Up to $472,000

Of the roughly 1,127,000 single-family and 474,000 multifamily homes started in 2020, 37,000 (15,000 single-family and 22,000 multifamily) were built in age-restricted communities, according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction (SOC, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau and partially funded by HUD).  A residential community can be legally age-restricted, provided it conforms the one of the… Read More ›

Modular and Other Non-Site Built Housing In 2021

The total market share of non-site built single-family homes (modular and panelized) was at 2% of single-family completions in 2021, according to Census Bureau Survey of Construction data and NAHB analysis. This share has been steadily declining since early-2000s despite the high-level of interest for non-site built construction. In 2021, there were 24,000 total single-family units built using modular (10,000)… Read More ›

Share of Non-Conventional Financing Down in 2021

NAHB analysis of the 2021 Census Bureau Survey of Construction (SOC) data shows that, nationwide, the share of non-conventional financing for new home sales accounted for 28.8% of the market, while conventional financing dominated the market at 71.2%. In 2020, share of non-conventional financing was 34.4% of the market while conventional financing accounted for 65.6% of the market share. Non-conventional… Read More ›

Two-Story Foyer Sees an Opposite Trend in 2020

Information obtained from the US Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) and tabulated by NAHB, shows the share of new homes with a two-story foyer increased in regions where we saw a decline in 2019. However, most new single-family homes were still built without a two-story foyer nationally and regionally. According to the Census, a two-story foyer is defined as… Read More ›

Share of New Homes with Porches Back Over 65 Percent

Of the roughly 990,000 single-family homes started in 2020, 65.3 percent came with porches, according to NAHB tabulation of data from the Survey of Construction (SOC, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau with partial funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development). This marks the third time the share of single-family homes with porches has broken above the 65 percent barrier.  The… Read More ›

Declines for the 3-Car Garage: 2020 Data

A majority of new homes that completed construction in 2020 included two-car garages (67%), according to NAHB analysis of 2020 Census Bureau Survey of Construction data. There is clear uniformity for parking options in new homes completed across the Census divisions: the 2-car garage was the most popular parking option for completed homes in all divisions. The option for three or… Read More ›