Housing Starts (MoM)

The Housing Starts released by the US Census Bureau, at the Department of Commerce is an indicator that tracks how many new single-family homes or buildings were constructed. For the survey each house and each single apartment are counted as one housing start. The figures include all private and publicly owned units. It indicates movements of the US housing market. Generally, a high reading anticipates positive (or bullish) for the USD, whereas a low reading is seen as negative (or bearish).

Most recent - Tuesday 19 March 2024 12:30

Previous
1.331M
Revised
1.374M
Forecast
1.425M
Actual
1.521M

Higher numbers than forecast tend to be bullish for USD/xxx pairs and bearish for xxx/USD pairs.

Next event - Tuesday 16 April 2024 12:30

Previous
1.521M
Forecast
1.48M
Actual
-

The typical/expected impact on USD pairs is medium.

The consensus forecast for Housing Starts (MoM) is 1.48M. A higher value than forecast tends to be bullish for USD/xxx pairs and bearish for xxx/USD pairs.

Trading range

Forecast history

The most recent announced value for Housing Starts (MoM) was 1.521M against a forecast of 1.425M.

Past events

Date
Forecast
Actual
Tuesday 19 March 2024 12:30
1.425M
1.521M
Friday 16 February 2024 13:30
1.46M
1.331M
Thursday 18 January 2024 13:30
1.426M
1.46M
Tuesday 19 December 2023 13:30
1.36M
1.56M
Friday 17 November 2023 13:30
1.35M
1.372M
Wednesday 18 October 2023 12:30
1.38M
1.358M
Tuesday 19 September 2023 12:30
1.44M
1.283M
Wednesday 16 August 2023 12:30
1.448M
1.452M
Wednesday 19 July 2023 12:30
1.48M
1.434M
Tuesday 20 June 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.631M
Wednesday 17 May 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.401M
Tuesday 18 April 2023 12:30
1.4M
1.42M
Thursday 16 March 2023 12:30
1.31M
1.45M
Thursday 16 February 2023 13:30
1.36M
1.309M
Thursday 19 January 2023 13:30
1.359M
1.382M
Tuesday 20 December 2022 13:30
1.415M
1.427M
Thursday 17 November 2022 13:30
1.41M
1.425M
Wednesday 19 October 2022 12:30
1.475M
1.439M
Tuesday 20 September 2022 12:30
1.445M
1.575M
Tuesday 16 August 2022 12:30
1.54M
1.446M
Tuesday 19 July 2022 12:30
1.585M
1.559M
Thursday 16 June 2022 12:30
1.701M
1.549M
Wednesday 18 May 2022 12:30
1.765M
1.724M
Tuesday 19 April 2022 12:30
1.745M
1.793M
Thursday 17 March 2022 12:30
1.69M
1.769M
Thursday 17 February 2022 13:30
1.7M
1.638M
Wednesday 19 January 2022 13:30
1.65M
1.702M
Thursday 16 December 2021 13:30
1.565M
1.679M
Wednesday 17 November 2021 13:30
1.576M
1.52M
Tuesday 19 October 2021 12:30
1.62M
1.555M
Tuesday 21 September 2021 12:30
1.58M
1.615M
Wednesday 18 August 2021 12:30
1.6M
1.534M
Tuesday 20 July 2021 12:30
1.59M
1.643M
Wednesday 16 June 2021 12:30
1.63M
1.572M
Tuesday 18 May 2021 12:30
1.71M
1.569M
Friday 16 April 2021 12:30
1.613M
1.739M

Economic context

Recent economic data has been moderately bullish for USD. Other recent announcements which may affect the market's interpretation of the next Housing Starts (MoM) result:

PreviousLatest
Michigan Consumer Sentiment IndexBearish change79.477.9
UoM 5-year Consumer Inflation ExpectationBullish change2.8%3%
Initial Jobless ClaimsBullish change222K211K
Producer Price Index (MoM)Bearish change0.6%0.2%
Producer Price Index (YoY)Bullish change1.6%2.1%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)Bearish change0.3%0.2%
Producer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)Bullish change2.1%2.4%
Monthly Budget StatementBullish change$-296B$-236B
Consumer Price Index (MoM)(no change)0.4%0.4%
Consumer Price Index (YoY)Bullish change3.2%3.5%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (MoM)(no change)0.4%0.4%
Consumer Price Index ex Food & Energy (YoY)(no change)3.8%3.8%
Average Hourly Earnings (MoM)Bullish change0.2%0.3%
Average Hourly Earnings (YoY)Bearish change4.3%4.1%
Labor Force Participation RateBullish change62.5%62.7%
Nonfarm PayrollsBullish change270K303K
U6 Underemployment Rate(no change)7.3%7.3%
Unemployment RateBullish change3.9%3.8%
Initial Jobless ClaimsBearish change212K221K
Challenger Job CutsBullish change84.638K90.309K
ISM Services Employment IndexBullish change4848.5
ISM Services New Orders IndexBearish change56.154.4
ISM Services PMIBearish change52.651.4
ISM Services Prices PaidBearish change58.653.4
S&P Global Composite PMIBearish change52.252.1
ADP Employment ChangeBullish change155K184K
Factory Orders (MoM)Bullish change-3.8%1.4%
JOLTS Job OpeningsBullish change8.748M8.756M
ISM Manufacturing Employment IndexBullish change45.947.4
ISM Manufacturing New Orders IndexBullish change49.251.4
ISM Manufacturing PMIBullish change47.850.3
ISM Manufacturing Prices PaidBullish change52.555.8

About Housing Starts (MoM)

Country:United States
Currency:USD
Source:US Census Bureau
Category:Housing Market
Frequency:Monthly

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