US home construction rebounded 4.3% in May after steep declines caused by shutdowns due to the coronavirus.
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June 17, 2020 Comments Off on US home construction rebounds 4.3% in May
December 17, 2019 Comments Off on US housing construction increases 3.2% in November
Construction of new homes rose again in November while applications for building permits rose to the highest level in 12 years, both encouraging signs of a rebound in the housing market.Read More »
June 18, 2013 Comments Off on Home construction rises 6.8 percent in May
WASHINGTON — U.S. builders stepped up home construction in May and applied for permits to build single-family homes at the fastest pace in five years. The gains show housing remains a key source of growth for the economy. The overall ...Read More »
May 16, 2013 Comments Off on Housing starts fell in April but permits surged
WASHINGTON — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in April, one month after topping the 1 million mark for the first time since 2008. But most of the decline was in apartment construction, which tends to vary sharply from ...Read More »
April 16, 2013 Comments Off on Housing starts surpass 1 million in March
WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders broke the 1 million mark in March for the first time since June 2008. The gain signals continued strength for the housing recovery at the start of the spring buying season. The overall pace of homes ...Read More »
March 19, 2013 Comments Off on Housing starts rise, permits at 4 ½-year high
U.S. builders started more homes in February and permits for future construction rose at the fastest pace in 4 ½ years. The increases point to a housing recovery that is gaining strength. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders broke ...Read More »
February 20, 2013 Comments Off on Housing starts dip but remain at solid pace
WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders began work at a slower pace in January than in December. But all of the drop occurred in the volatile area of apartment construction, which sank 24 percent. By contrast, the rate of single-family homebuilding rose 0.8 ...Read More »
December 19, 2012 Comments Off on Housing starts slowed to 861K in November
WASHINGTON — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in November after starting work in October at the fastest pace in four years. Superstorm Sandy likely slowed starts in the Northeast. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that builders began construction ...Read More »
July 18, 2012 Comments Off on Home construction in slow but steady comeback
WASHINGTON — Home construction is making a long-awaited recovery that could help energize the U.S. economy. From areas like Phoenix that are finally arising from the housing bust to cities like Chicago and Minneapolis where strong economies have lifted demand, ...Read More »
May 22, 2012 Comments Off on Sales of previously occupied homes up in April
WASHINGTON — Americans are buying more homes in every region of the country, the latest indication that the housing market could be on the mend. An increasing portion of those sales are from first-time buyers, who are critical to a ...Read More »
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