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Analysis of the Washington, D.C. Housing Market as of January 1, 1972



Release Date: 
August 1972 (27 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 18, 2021



This historic document is a housing market analysis for the Washington, D.C. Housing Market Area (HMA), as of January 1, 1972. At this time, the population of this HMA totaled 2,972,150 people, employment growth had been relatively slow over the past three years, and population growth had declined since the previous decade. However, housing construction had also declined such that the sales and rental markets were both tight. The report proceeds to make further analysis and predictions.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.