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 Marcia Jurgens, Marcia@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.

1

June New Housing Permits Show Continuing Climb for the Year

Posted on July 18, 2012

In cities across the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, housing production continues to climb in 2012 despite a slight dip in permit activity last month, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City...

May Brings Even Better News in Housing Permit Activity

Posted on June 21, 2012

In the last seven years the highest number of permits in the month of May was 971 in 2006 at the peak of the housing industry boom.  During the same time span the lowest number of permits in May was 189 in 2009 at the lowest...

Starts in New Home Construction Continue at Positive Pace

Posted on May 30, 2012

“Homes are being built, ground is being broken, and lots are selling as the Home Builders Association reports a 50 percent increase in permit activity over the same four months of 2011,” according to Executive Vice Presid...

First Quarter New Home Construction Indicates Early Recovery

Posted on April 25, 2012

The March 2012 residential permit statistics indicate a significant jump over 2011 for the same quarter last year.   This year’s first quarter recorded 712 total units compared to last year’s first quarter number of 391...

Kansas City New Home Construction is an Improving Market

Posted on March 14, 2012

Good news from the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City as February 2012 residential permit statistics indicate continued improvement for the first time since 2008.  Once again like January, the month of February...

Housing Begins 2012 with Good Numbers and Good Weather

Posted on March 6, 2012

According to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, January single family housing starts were their strongest in four years.  With 188 starts, January substantially exceeded totals for the month of January in ...

Housing Finishes 2011 with 6 Percent Gain Over 2010

Posted on January 30, 2012

Multi-family housing units helped boost the overall residential permit statistics to higher territory in 2011 according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Sta...

November Home Permits Relatively Strong in Jackson and Johnson Counties

Posted on December 19, 2011

Jackson County in Missouri and Johnson County in Kansas continue to lead building permit activity and carry positive numbers for the year to date 2011over 2010, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas Cit...

October Home Building Activity Maintains Steady Pace

Posted on December 6, 2011

October permit activity remained steady for the year, posting the seventh consecutive month of 200-plus single-family permits in the metropolitan region.  According to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s...

September Permit Activity Up for KC Metro Area

Posted on November 3, 2011

Single family and multi-family permits in the Greater Kansas City area increased at the end of the third quarter with 226 total units posted according to the September 2011 report of the Home Builders Association of Greater K...