Residential Operation Cost Index:

March 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 Mar.
2015
Feb.
2015
Percent
Change
Mar.
2014
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 131.7 130.8 0.72% 135.7 -2.94%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 142 140.7 0.9% 151.2 -6.07%
Cleaning 117.8 117.9 -0.08% 115.7 1.82%
Power
Phone, Cable, & Data 100.4 99.7 0.7% 102 -1.57%
Landscaping 144.1 143.3 0.56% 144.9 -0.6%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.1 127.4 0.6% 128.2 -0.07%

*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.