U.S. Housing Starts Reach 14-year High in December 2020

The U.S. housing market continues to be one of the shining stars of the post-COVID-19 economy. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau for December 2020 shows the housing market hit a 14-year high last month, with 1.669 million housing units started on a seasonally adjusted annual rate.  This map presents the break down of housing starts by region. The South dominates the homebuilding market, accounting for more than half of all starts as of December 2020, followed by the West.