Housing Starts Surge; Permits Also Way Up

Hume, Lynn
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32322, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the performance of home construction in January 2006 in the U.S. The total number of home construction increase by 14.5 percent. Private housing permits increase by 6.8 percent. Permits for building increase by 2.217 million units. The Department of Commerce noted that it is the highest increase since December 2002.


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