Inflation Tracker

NAA Inflation Tracker: January 2022

January, 2022 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, December 2021 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) skyrocketed once again, increasing 7.1% on a year-over-year basis and 0.5% over the month. The largest increases since November were used cars and trucks, airline fares, apparel, and new vehicles, all up more than 1.0%. Energy prices…

NAA Inflation Tracker: December 2021

December, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, November 2021 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 6.9% on a year-over-year basis, while prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) rose 5.0%, both measures at decades’ highs. Energy prices skyrocketed 33.3% year-over-year while food prices were up 6.1%. The only components of…

NAA Inflation Tracker: November 2021

November, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, September 2021 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 6.2% on a year-over-year basis, while prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) rose 4.6%, well above consensus forecasts. Energy prices have soared 30% over the past year while food prices were up 5.3%. For core CPI, used…

NAA Inflation Tracker: October 2021

October, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, September 2021, 5.4% The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 5.4% on a year-over-year basis, while prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) rose 4.0%, slightly above consensus forecasts. For headline CPI, energy drove price increases, up nearly 25% year-over-year. Used cars and…

NAA Inflation Tracker: September 2021

September, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, August 2021, 5.2% The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 5.2% on a year-over-year basis, while prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) rose 4.0%, lower than the prior two months. On a monthly basis, CPI and core CPI recorded their slowest pace of growth in 7 and 6 months,…

NAA Inflation Tracker: August 2021

August, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

CPI, Latest Release, July 2021 5.3% The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 5.3% on a year-over-year basis, the same rate as the prior month. Prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) moderated somewhat, rising 4.2%.  Breaking down the data on a monthly basis reveals core CPI increasing at its…

NAA Inflation Tracker: July 2021

July, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

NAA Inflation Tracker CPI, Latest Release, June 2021 5.3% The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 5.3% on a year-over-year basis while prices excluding food and energy (core CPI) rose 4.5%.  CPI hit higher levels during the Great Recession, but we have to go back to the 1990/1991 recession to see a…

NAA Inflation Tracker

June, 2021 | Updated July, 2022

While most economists and analysts expect rising inflation to be a temporary phenomenon, concerns continue to mount from businesses and consumers alike. With that in mind, the National Apartment Association (NAA) is launching an inflation tracker to keep its members informed and help them cut…