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FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION MEMORANDUM To: March 2 5 , 1936, Honorable Marriner S* S e c i e s SUBjeCT- My dear Governor: This chart has been compiled from figures furnished by the Bureau of Labor Statistics* Ihe figures are not ready for publication, so will you plerse be good enough to treat the chart as confidential* Stewart McDonald Administrator BUILDING PERMITS COMPARISONS OF VALUE IN RECENT MONTHS WITH THE CORRESPONDING MONTHS OF PREVIOUS YEAR NEW MILLIONS RESIDENTIAL BUILDING OF DOLLARS 1934 1935 1936 70 60 50 40 + 232.1% 30 20 10 V/ JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. PERCENTAGES SOURCE OF BASIC BUREAU 10-651 R.3/24/36 DATA: OF LABOR STATISTICS. MAY SHOW JUNE JULY CHANGE AUG FROM SEPT OCT. NOV DEC. 1935 TO 1936 FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS DIVISION CHART NO. C 5 - 516 B .