Residential Operation Cost Index:

April 2014


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Apr.
2014
Mar.
2014
Percent
Change
Apr.
2013
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 137.1 136.5 0.38% 134.8 1.66%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 151.9 151.1 0.48% 149.6 1.48%
Cleaning 116.1 115.8 0.26% 114.4 1.49%
Power 149 148.4 0.38% 145.4 2.48%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.9 101.5 0.39% 102.1 -0.2%
Landscaping 145.9 144.4 1.04% 145.2 0.43%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.6 128.2 0.33% 126.2 1.95%

*Five heavily weighted index components are shown.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, BrickBits.com, and Whitestone Research.
Note: Index values for recent data are preliminary. The Residential Cost Index is based on a 2,400 square foot single family home.