Residential Operation Cost Index:

February 2015


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
#N/A #N/A #N/A #N/A #N/A
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Feb.
2015
Jan.
2015
Percent
Change
Feb.
2014
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 130.8 130.7 0.15% 135.6 -3.47%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 140.8 141 -0.16% 150.6 -6.55%
Cleaning 117.9 117.6 0.26% 115.8 1.81%
Power
Phone, Cable, & Data 99.7 101.3 -1.58% 102.3 -2.54%
Landscaping 143.2 142.6 0.45% 143.4 -0.15%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 127.4 126.8 0.43% 127.4 -0.03%

*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.