What’s happening in Huntsville District 5? See latest development data

single-meta-cal February 4, 2022

With data from the 2021 Huntsville Development Review now public, citizens may be curious about what’s happening in District 5.

Learn more about the City’s fifth district and what’s ahead below:

Ongoing investments


  • In District 5, 3,282 housing units were issued building permits in 2021, a 55.5% increase from 2020.
  • The housing stock in D5 has increased by 10.5% since the 2020 Census.
  • Residential construction in District 5 in 2021 was concentrated in three main areas: 72 West, Mid City and Martin-Zierdt.
  • 251 permits for residential additions and alterations were permitted in D5, an increase of 13.1% from 2020.
    • The neighborhoods with the most additions and alterations in D5 were near UAH and Providence.
  • There are 25 apartment complexes, with a total of 5,246 units, under construction or proposed in D5.

Real Estate

  • 1,074 single-family homes were sold in D5 last year, an increase of 0.6% from 2020.
  • The average sales price for a single-family home increased by 15.7% between 2020-2021, to $333,894.


  • 260 non-residential permits were issued in D5 last year, a 1.2% increase over 2020.