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

New York home sales reach second-highest October total

Home sales in the Empire State dipped slightly from one year ago, but still hit the second highest total on record for October. The 11,201 closed sales in October 2016 represents the second highest total for the month after the 12,003 sold in October 2015. Click here to read more.

NYSAR News