For Definitions And Estimation Procedures See Introductory Notes On Blank-Bls-Census Data. Series 02203 Is Presented Here As 2 Variables: (1) Original Data, Blank-Bls, 1900-59; (2) Original Data, Census, 1959-63. Source: 1900-1919: Bls, "Volume Of Residential Con- Struction." 1920-1939: "Nonfarm Housing Starts 1889-1958, " Bls Bulletin 1260., 1959. 1940- 1959: "Housing And Home Finance Agency.
This NBER data series a02203a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02203a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Number of New Private Nonfarm Housing Units Started, Three-Family and Over for United States [A0203AUSA176NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A0203AUSA176NNBR/, July 5, 2015.