Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
In October, 109 housing units were permitted, 73 single- and 36 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 14.02 (Research Park), where 36 units were permitted, all multi-family. This is a 6.8% decrease over October 2015, when 117 housing units (93 single- and 24 multi-family) were permitted.
Residential Certificates of Occupancy (new construction) in Huntsville city limits:
307 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy (CO’s), including 76 single- and 231 multi-family units. The top tract for CO’s in the month of October was 31 (Downtown) where 142 housing units were added, all multi-family. This is a 72.5% increase over October 2015, when 178 housing units (98 single- and 80 multi-family) were granted CO’s.