Source: Publications Of Business And Defense Services Administration, Bureau Of Labor Statistics, And Bureau Of The Census. (For Specifics See Introductory Note On Bls - Department Of Commerce Data) Series 02180 Is Presented Here As 4 Variables: (1) Original Data, 1915-46; (2) Original Data, 1939-46; (3) Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1946-63; (4) Origininal Data, Annual Only, 1946-63. This Category Of Construction Is The Sum Of New Housing Units; Residential Additions And Alterations; And A "Nonhousekeeping" Category. The Nonhousekeeping Classification Includes Fixed Structures, Such As Transient Hotels, Motels, Dormitories, Clubhouses, Nurses' Homes, Etc. Data Are Estimated From F. W. Dodge Company Contract Award Data For Thirty-Seven Eastern States, And From Building Permit Data. The Estimating Procedure Is The Same As For Private Nonresidential Buildings. For Further Information See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Data And Lipsey And Preston, Pp. 259-60.
This NBER data series m02180a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02180a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Private Nonfarm Residential Buildings, Value In Constant Dollars for United States [M02K0AUSM380NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M02K0AUSM380NNBR/, September 3, 2015.