Housing starts rose; permits climbed as well
- Multi-family housing growth buoys building. // Electrical Wholesaling;Jan2001, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p23
Reports on a rise in total housing starts in the United States in November 2000. Gain in the multi-family sector; Benefits of favorable mortgage rates; Indications of erosion in the single-family market; Decline in housing starts in the Northeast, Midwest and South; Decline in residential...
- Increase in Housing Starts Balances Out June Decline. HABAL, HALA // American Banker;8/23/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 161, p9
Looks at the implications of the increase in housing starts in the United States in July 1999. Increase in residential construction and building permit applications; Indication of a decline in mortgage loan applications.
- HOUSING STARTS RISE MARGINALLY IN FEBRUARY. // CEE News;Apr2000, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p7
Reports that housing production in the United States rose in February 2000. Upturn in multi-family construction; Housing starts; Effects of higher mortgage rates; Builders' gradual scaling back of their plans for single-family home construction.
- Housing starts rose 7.3% in October. Selway, William // Bond Buyer;11/20/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30525, p6
Reports that housing starts in the United States increased by 7.3% in October 1998, the largest since September 1997.
- Residential Construction Starts the Year with Marginal Increase. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Apr2000, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p32B
Focuses on a report by the United States Commerce Department, which suggests an increase in housing production in February 2000. Upturn in multifamily construction; Impact of higher mortgage rates on the single-family housing market; Decline of permits for housing construction.
- Housing Starts Plunge 22.5%; Permits Drop 8.2%. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;3/17/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33484, p8
The article reports on the 22.5 percent decline in housing starts and building permits in the U.S. in February 2011 which is the lowest in 23 months based on the report by the Department of Commerce.
- A steeper recession would nail builders. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/06/98, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p15
Speculates about the possible impact of the Asian financial crisis on home building in Alberta. Views of Harry Stepper, Calgary Region Home Builders Association (CRHBA); Expected number of housing starts.
- Building Boom. Andrews, James H. // Planning;Feb2000, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the increase in number of houses built in the United States from 1981 to 1999. Number of houses built; Housing starts in 1998; Reason for the scarcity of houses; View of Mayor Elaine Scruggs of Glendale, Arizona; Construction of single-family houses.
- Housing Drags Along. Hogsett, Don // Home Textiles Today;7/9/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p17
The article reports that the U.S. housing market continued to recede in May 2007, with all three segments dropping and taking house prices down. Existing home sales declined by 0.3 percent, housing starts by 2.1 percent and new home sales by 1.6 percent. A chart and graph showing the changes in...