Lehigh Valley Planning Commission


Housing Market Report 2010-2014

In December 2015, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) released the 2010-2014 Housing Market Report. The report is the continuation of two previous reports, titled Home Buying During Economic Uncertainty: Housing Sales in the Lehigh Valley, PA 2008-2012 and Housing in the Lehigh Valley published by the LVPC in 2014 and 2009, respectively. In addition, the 2014 Regional Housing Plan, a comprehensive look at housing opportunities in the Lehigh Valley, had a portion revisited through the lens of housing sales in the report. The Housing Market Report provides valuable information for municipal staff, elected officials, housing professionals and the general public on housing sales.

Full 2010-2014 PDF Report


Home Buying during Economic Uncertainty: Housing Sales in the Lehigh Valley 2008-2012

Owning a home is considered a part of the American Dream. What happens to this dream when the national economy is reeling from uncertainty on Wall Street and other financial markets? Housing sales data is important data in analyzing housing demand and can provide a clear picture about the health of the housing market and to a lesser degree, the regional economy from year to year. This report provides a local analysis of housing sales from 2008 – 2012 at the regional, county, municipal and school district level.

Full 2008-2012 PDF Report (7.3 mb)

The LVPC reviews subdivision and land development plans from Lehigh Valley municipalities relative to the policies of the Comprehensive Plan The Lehigh Valley ... 2030.  Since 1972, the subdivision activity report has been updated annually to provide an overview of development activity during the year.


September 2016 BUILDLV Report PDF


May 2015 BUILDLV Report PDF

March 2014 Report PDF

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

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Allentown, PA 18109

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