Housing Starts Data Good Sign For the New Year

December 2009
American Banker;12/17/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 224, p5
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The article reports on statistics about housing starts and building permits in the U.S. that were released in December of 2009 by the U.S. Commerce Department. The department indicated that in November of 2009 housing starts rose 8.9% to an annual rate of 574,000, and that building permits, a sign of future construction, climbed to their highest level in a year.


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