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Housing and Development Resources: Construction Statistics

New Jersey Building Permits

New Jersey Building Permit Data
Residential municipal and county data from 1980 onward.

Construction Statistics

Construction Statistics
Links to U.S. Census construction series including new residential construction, new residential sales, construction price indexes, characteristics of new housing, construction spending, residential improvements, manufactured housing, and the Census of Construction.
Construction Spending
Current monthly data.
Building Permits Survey
"This page provides data on the number of new housing units authorized by building permits. Data are available monthly, year- to- date, and annually at the national, state, selected metropolitan area, county and place levels. The data are from the Building Permits Survey."
Construction spending in the United States from 1996 to 2017, by sector (in billion U.S. dollars) 
"The statistic reflects the total value of both public and private sector construction spending in the United States between 1993 and 2017. In 2017, private sector construction spending is expected to total around 951 billion US dollars." Rutgers - Restricted Access
NAHB - Construction Statistics 
National Association of Home Builders' statistical information on housing starts and completions, employment and permit data, as well homeownership rates. 
Value of Construction Put in Place, 1993- 

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