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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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Housing Starts Declined in July

Housing starts decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.155 million in July, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The decline was 4.8% below the revised June rate of 1.213 million and is 5.6% below the July 2016 rate. Housing activity decreased in three of the four regions with only the South showing growth, increasing 0.6%. The Northeast ...

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Housing Starts Grew in June

Housing starts increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.215 million in June, 8.3% above the revised May rate of 1.122 million and 2.1% above the June 2016 rate. Housing activity increased 1.6% in the West and jumped 83.7% in the Northeast. The Midwest’s housing activity grew 22.0%, while the South’s decreased 3.8%. New building permits increased during the ...

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Housing Starts Declined in May

Housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.092 million in May, 5.5% below the revised April rate of 1.156 million and 2.4% below the May 2016 rate. Housing activity increased 1.3% in the West and remained at the same level in the Northeast. The Midwest and South experienced declines of 9.2% and 8.8%, respectively. New building permits ...

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Housing Starts Declined in April

Housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.172 million in April, 2.6% below the revised March rate of 1.203 million but 5.7% above the April 2016 rate. Housing activity increased in two out of the four regions as the Midwest and West saw housing starts increase 1.0% and 8.7%, respectively. The Northeast and South experienced declines of ...

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