TITLE

Housing Starts Slip 7.4%; Permits Decline 5.4%

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/17/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32383, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decline in home construction by 7.4 percent in the U.S. in April 2006, according to a data from the U.S. Commerce Department. Private housing permits declined by 5.4 percent to an annual rate of 1.984 million. The posted housing starts number was lower compared to the 1.950 million level predicted by economists.
ACCESSION #
21470245

 

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