Overview

This dataset provides data on the number and valuation of new housing units authorized by building permits. Data are available monthly at the national, regional, divisional, and state level. The data are from the Building Permits Survey. The United States Code, Title 13, authorizes this survey, provides for voluntary responses, and provides an exception to confidentiality for public records.

https://www.census.gov/construction/bps/about_the_surveys/

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Usage

This library has 1 function you can use.
(require "construction_permits.rkt")
(get-records false)
Additionally, some of the functions can optionally return Big Data using an extra argument. If you use this Big Data, it may be much slower. Wait until you are sure your code is correct before using these examples.
(require "construction_permits.rkt")
; These may be slow!
(get-records true)

Documentation

 get-records(test)

Returns permit data from every year.