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U.S. Commerce Department: Northeast housing starts and building permits increase in November

Dec 16, 2014
Privately-owned housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 113,000 for the Northeast, up 8.7 percent from October, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department.

Nationally, housing starts were at an annual rate of 1,028,000, a 1.6-percent decrease from the October total of 1,045,000.

Building permits for the Northeast also rose in November, increasing 27.4 percent to 121,000, while nationally, building permits fell 5.2 percent to 1,035,000.

To read the entire U.S. Commerce Department press release, click here.
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