New housing construction has been meager for the U.S. in recent decades—but the story is not the same across the nation. Some states have seen a robust increase in supply, while others have seen a troubling decline in new annual permits. The profiles below illustrate how each state has fared in building up supply over the past couple of decades. They also provide a snapshot of the age of each state’s housing stock to indicate the degree to which housing preservation, revitalization, and rebuilding may be necessary in the coming years.
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