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Single-Family Housing Starts Highest Since Late 2007

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Nationwide housing starts rose 3% in February from an upwardly revised January reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.288 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department.

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Housing Production in January Levels Off after Multifamily Surge

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily by on February 16, 2017 0 Comments

Housing starts returned to trend in January, dropping 2.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Census Bureau.

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Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

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Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family starts dropped 4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000 units.

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Housing Starts Jump 25.5% in October

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Housing Starts Jump 25.5% in October

Led by impressive gains in both single-family and multifamily production, nationwide housing starts surged in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Single-family starts reached their highest level since October 2007 while multifamily production jumped 68.8% from the previous month.

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Housing Starts Decline 9% in September on Multifamily Weakness

Filed in Economics by on October 19, 2016 1 Comment

A sharp decline in multifamily production brought overall nationwide housing starts down 9% in September, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. However, both single-family production and overall permit issuance posted solid gains.

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Housing Production Hits a Mild Speed Bump in August

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Housing Production Hits a Mild Speed Bump in August

Nationwide housing starts fell 5.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million units in August, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance edged 0.4% lower.

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Multifamily Uptick Pushes Overall Housing Starts Up 2.1% in July

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Multifamily Uptick Pushes Overall Housing Starts Up 2.1% in July

Nationwide housing starts rose 2.1% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.21 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. This is the highest reading since February. Multifamily housing was up 5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 441,000 units in July while single-family production edged up 0.5% to 770,000 units.

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Housing Starts Rise 4.8% in June

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Housing Starts Rise 4.8% in June

Nationwide housing starts rose 4.8% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance increased 1.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.15 million.

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Housing Production Holds Steady in May

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Housing Production Holds Steady in May

Nationwide housing starts were virtually unchanged in May, inching down 0.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance edged up 0.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million.

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Housing Starts Up 6.6% in April

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Housing Starts Up 6.6% in April

Nationwide housing starts rose 6.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million in April, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance was also up 3.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.12 million.

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