• US housing starts rose in August, boosted by a jump in multifamily construction

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in August, a positive sign for the housing market which has underperformed the broader economy amid rising interest rates for home loans.
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  • U.S. housing starts up more than expected

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in August on a jump in multi-family construction. Jade Barker reports.
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  • Comments on August Housing Starts

    Comments on August Housing Starts

    2 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    Earlier: Housing Starts Increased to 1.282 Million Annual Rate in August
    Housing starts in August were above expectations, and starts for June and July were revised up. Most of the increase, and upward revisions, were due to the multi-family starts that are volatile month-to-month.
    The housing starts report released this morning showed starts were up 9.2% in August compared to July , and starts were up 9.4% year-over-year compared to August 2017.
    Multi-family starts were up 38% year-over-year, and single family starts were down slightly year-over-year.
    This first graph shows the month to...
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