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Housing Starts Up 9.2 percent in August

Housing starts increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.282 million in August, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 9.2 percent above the July rate of 1.174 million and 9.4 percent higher than the August 2017 rate. Single-family home starts rose 1.9 percent from last month. Multifamily increased 27.3 percent since July and are up 37.1 percent ...

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Housing Starts Down 12 percent in June

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.173 million in June, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 12.3 percent below the May rate of 1.337 million and 3.0 percent lower than the June 2017 rate. Single-family home starts fell 9.1 percent from last month. Multifamily declined 20.2 percent since May and are down 15.3 percent ...

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Housing Starts Up 5 percent in May

Housing starts increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.350 million in May, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 5.0 percent above the April rate of 1.286 million and 20.3 percent higher than the May 2017 rate. Single-family home starts rose 18.3 percent from last month. Multifamily surged 11.3 percent since April and are up 27.4 percent ...

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Housing Starts Drop 3.7% in April

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.287 million in April, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 3.7% below the March rate of 1.336 million but 10.5% higher than the April 2017 rate. Single-family home starts were virtually unchanged, nudging up 0.1% from last month. Multifamily slowed 12.6% since March but rose 19.1% since April ...

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Multifamily Led Housing Starts Growth in March

Housing starts increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.319 million in March, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 1.9% above the February rate of 1.295 million and 10.9% higher than the March 2017 rate. Single-family home slipped, falling 3.7% from last month. However, multifamily jumped 16.1% since February and 23.7% since March 2017. Housing activity decreased ...

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Housing Starts Slump in December

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.192 million in December, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The figure was 8.2% below the November rate of 1.299 million and 6.0% lower than the December 2016 rate. Single-family home starts drove the decline, falling 11.8% from last month. Housing activity decreased in each of the four regions as the ...

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Housing Starts Rebound in October

Housing starts increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.290 million in October, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The rise was 13.7% above the upwardly revised September rate of 1.225 million but is 2.9% below the October 2016 rate. Single-family home starts grew 5.3% from last month. Housing activity increased in three of the four regions as the Northeast, ...

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Housing Starts Declined in September

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.127 million in September, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The decline was 4.7% below the upwardly revised August rate of 1.183 million but is 6.1% above the September 2016 rate. Single-family home starts fell 4.6% from last month. Housing activity decreased in three of the four regions as the Northeast, ...

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Housing Starts Dip in August

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.180 million in August, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The decline was 0.8% below the upwardly revised July rate of 1.190 million but is 1.4% below the August 2016 rate. Single-family home starts, however, grew 1.6% from last month. Housing activity increased in two of the four regions as the ...

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