Permit Reports

residential-building-permitFind out who is building and where with the HBA’s monthly residential permit reports. The HBA gathers this highly relevant data thanks to a unique relationship with the permit departments in the eight counties and seventy cities that comprise the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Every month the HBA provides this valuable information in a variety of reports that are available to members of the HBA by subscription. To learn more about permit subscriptions contact Jordynn Webster, Jordynn@kchba.org.

In addition, the HBA issues a news release with the Residential Building Permit Statistical Report to the public. View the most recent Statistical Report by clicking the button below.

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April Maintains Momentum in New Home Construction (April 2021)

Posted on May 27, 2021

The eight-county Kansas City metropolitan area recorded 618 single-family building permits during April, bringing the year-to-date total to 2,042, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (KCHBA) ...

2021 Residential Permitting Increases During First Quarter (March 2021)

Posted on May 5, 2021

Metro-wide single-family permits totaled 536 during March leading to a first quarter total of 1,424 – 11 percent higher than 2020’s first quarter, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Great...

Housing Starts Holding Steady but Costs Continue to Climb (February 2021)

Posted on March 29, 2021

The number of single-family housing permits issued in February held steady compared to January 2021 and this time last year, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (KCHBA) monthly Residential Bu...

Housing Begins 2021 with Solid Numbers but Concerns Grow (January 2021)

Posted on March 3, 2021

Single-family housing permits maintained a solid pace as the new year began, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (KCHBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report.  With 406 sing...

Single-Family Permits Top 5,000 in 2020 (December 2020)

Posted on February 2, 2021

The number of single-family housing permits issued in December 2020 in the Kansas City metro increased by 12 percent from the prior month, according to the monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report compiled by the...

2020 Single-Family Permits Exceed 2019 Total (November 2020)

Posted on January 7, 2021

In November 2020, 397 single family permits were pulled across the Kansas City regional area, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). While this is a 22% decrease from...

2020 Single-Family Permits on Track to Surpass 2019 Total (October 2020)

Posted on December 15, 2020

More than 500 single family permits were pulled in October, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). 4,496 permits have been issued between January 1st and October 31st...

Single Family Permits Rebound in September (September 2020)

Posted on November 5, 2020

After a slight dip in August, the number of single-family housing permits issued in September in the Kansas City region climbed in September with a 20 percent increase over the previous month and a 17 percent increase year-to...

Single Family Permits Down Slightly in August (August 2020)

Posted on October 13, 2020

The number of single-family housing permits issued in August in the Kansas City metro surpassed the permitting activity for the month of August last year, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of G...

Single Family Permits Continue Upward Trajectory in July (July 2020)

Posted on September 15, 2020

Metro-wide housing starts continued to climb in July, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). The organization reported a seasonally adjusted total of 493 single-famil...