• August housing starts up 9.2 percent, housing permits down 5.7 percent

    28 days ago - By CNBC

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in August's housing starts and permits.
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  • Housing starts soar in August but permits plunge to 15-month low

    28 days ago - By Inman

    Privately-owned housing starts jumped 9.2 percent month-over-month and 9.4 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau.
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  • Housing Starts Increased to 1.282 Million Annual Rate in August

    Housing Starts Increased to 1.282 Million Annual Rate in August

    28 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions
    Housing Starts:
    Privately-owned housing starts in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000. This is 9.2 percent above the revised July estimate of 1,174,000 and is 9.4 percent above the August 2017 rate of 1,172,000. Single-family housing starts in August were at a rate of 876,000; this is 1.9 percent above the revised July figure of 860,000. The August rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 392,000.
    Building Permits:
    Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in August were at a...
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  • US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August, fastest gain in 7 months

    28 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August, fastest gain in 7 months.
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  • US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August

    28 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months, a hopeful sign for a housing industry that has been struggling with rising lumber costs.
    The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts increased 9.2 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.28 million units. Housing starts had declined 0.3 percent in July and 11.4 percent in June. The increase was the biggest since a 10.2 percent advance in January.
    Builders have struggled this year to deal with rising costs for lumber, land and labor.
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