Housing Starts

CIRB (Construction Industry Research Board) is a service provided by the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) and is the industry’s premier building permit, data-collecting organization in California.

Publications are released each month and annually reporting permit statistics for residential and nonresidential construction for all 58 counties. CIRB reports offer statewide data presented by city, county and metropolitan statistical area and can be tailored to meet specific requests or highlight particular areas of interest. 

To learn more about CIRB products and subscriptions, please visit http://www.mychf.org/go/cirb/ or contact CIRB chf-cirb@mychf.org or 916-340-3340.


2014 Housing Statistics

The CIRB 2014 Annual Building Permit Summary report will be released in early May 2015. Reserve your copy today to get the most accurate statewide building permit statistics of 2014! The Annual Report can be purchased for $250 for BIA/HBA Members and $300 for non-members. Contact the California Homebuilding Foundation at (916) 340-3340 or CHF-CIRB@mychf.org to get on the distribution list today.


2015 Housing Statistics

2015 Residential New Housing Units & Valuations

2015 Non-residential Valuations


Historical Statewide Housing Statistics

Annual Statewide Housing Starts 1954-2013

Annual Statewide Housing Starts Graph 1954-2013