Series Is Presented Here As 2 Variables: (1) Original Data, Blank-Bls, 1900-59; (2) Original Data, Census, 1959-63. For Informaton On Content And Estimation Procedures, See Introductory Notes On Blank-Bls-Census Housing Start Data. Source: Construction Report, Housing Starts, Nos. C20-50 To C20-66, August 1963 To December 1964. (Census)
This NBER data series m02202b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02202b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Number of New Private Nonfarm Housing Units Started, Two Family for United States [M0202BUSM176NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0202BUSM176NNBR/, August 31, 2015.