Residential Cost Index

April 2015




Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Apr.
2015
Mar.
2015
Percent
Change
Apr.
2014
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 131.9 132.3 -0.27% 137.1 -3.76%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 141.2 142 -0.56% 151.9 -7.04%
Cleaning 117.9 117.8 0.08% 117.5 0.34%
Power 141.4 141.8 -0.28% 147.7 -4.29%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.2 100.4 0.8% 102.1 -0.88%
Landscaping 143.8 144 -0.17% 146.4 -1.78%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.4 128.1 0.2% 128.6 -0.2%

*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.