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U.S. Commerce Department: Northeast housing starts increase more than 100 percent in March

Apr 16, 2015
Privately-owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 101,000 for the Northeast, a 114.9-percent increase from the February total of 47,000, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. 
 
Nationally, housing starts were at an annual rate of 926,000, a 2-percent rise from the February total of 908,000. 
 
Building permits for the Northeast also increased in March, rising 29.8 percent to 130,000, while nationally, building permits fell 5.7 percent to 1,039,000.
 
To read the entire U.S. Commerce Department press release, click here.
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