Housing Starts Dip 2.1% Permits Increase 3.0%

June 2007
Bond Buyer;6/20/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32654, p2
Trade Publication
The article provides updates concerning housing sales in the U.S. for May 2007. Housing has decreased 2.1% to 1.474 million units and permits rose 3.0% to 1.501 million, about as expected but shows something of a steadying in housing. Single-family units dropped 3.4% to 1.170 million in South and West, while multifamily rose 3.1% to 304,000 in the Northeast and Midwest area.


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