TITLE

Housing Starts, Permits Slumped in December

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Andrew
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/20/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32302, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decrease in the number of home construction in the U.S. According to the Commerce Department, construction was reduced by 8.9 percent. Consequently, private housing permits decreased by 4.4 percent. Private housing figure in December 2005 also decreased to 1.9333 million following a revised 2.121 million-unit level compared to the previous month.
ACCESSION #
19689666

 

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