Housing Starts Off 6.3%; Permits Slide 8.3% in Sept

October 2008
Bond Buyer;10/20/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32985, p2
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The article reports on the economic condition of the housing market in the U.S. for September 2008. It is noted that housing starts to decrease at 6.3% to a below-expected 817,000-units which is considered the lowest level since January 1991. In addition, housing declines were pervasive except for five-plus unit building starts at a 5.8% overall increase.


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