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.

CIRB has been tracking California's permit data for over three decades. 

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. 

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2014 Housing Statistics

2014 Residential New Housing Units & Valuations

2014 Non-residential Valuations


Historical Statewide Housing Statistics

Annual Statewide Housing Starts 1954-2013

Annual Statewide Housing Starts Graph 1954-2013