Housing Starts Rise in August

Total housing starts posted a gain in August, led by a jump in multifamily production. However, weaker single-family permit data and expected disruption effects from Hurricane Florence will place downward pressure on starts data next month. Total housing starts increased 9.2% in August and are 6.9% higher for 2018 than in 2017 on a year-to-date basis, according to the joint… Read More ›

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