LONG BEACH, CA — A report released Monday by the home improvement company Porch stated the Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim metropolitan region received the 10th fewest new home building permits per capita among large U.S. metros in the first six months of the year.
Researchers at Seattle-based Porch ranked metros according to the number of new housing units authorized per 100,000 residents, based on U.S. Census Bureau data for monthly permits received.
In the Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim metropolitan region, 12,176 new housing units were authorized, which is 91.6 units for every 100,000 residents. The region that includes the three cities’ data together was established by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Porch reported new housing units authorized per 100,000 residents nationally in the first six months of the year was 201.2 units.
Among large metros, the Austin, Round Rock and Georgetown, Texas, region ranked at the top