NYSAR News

Latest News

U.S. Commerce Department: Northeast housing starts rise 35 percent in June

Jul 17, 2015
Privately-owned housing starts in June rose 35.5 percent for the Northeast to 206,000, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. May’s total was 152,000.
 
Nationally, housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,174,000, a 9.8-percent increase from the revised May total of 1,069,000.
 
Building permits for the Northeast also rose in June, increasing 2.8 percent to 296,000. Nationally, building permits rose 7.4 percent to 1,343,000. 
 
To read the entire U.S. Commerce Department press release, click here
Featured Content

Empire State home sales set record in August

Homes sold at a record-setting pace across New York State during August with 13,912 closed sales. The previous record was 12,938 closed sales in August 2007. The statewide median sales price increased 3.8 percent compared to August 2015. Click here to read more.

NYSAR News