Housing starts for April are out at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Economists polled by Bloomberg are looking for starts to fall 6.4% month-over-month (mum) to an annualized 970,000.
This compares with an annualized 1.036 million in March.
Permits are expected to rise 3.8% mum to an annualized 941,000, from a revised 907,000 the previous month.
On Wednesday we got homebuilder confidence, considered a leading indicator for housing starts. That rose to 44 in May, from 41.