Menu

NYSAR News

Latest News

U.S. Commerce Department: Northeast housing starts and building permits rise in September

Oct 22, 2015
Privately-owned housing starts in September rose 23.4 percent for the Northeast to 137,000, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. August’s total was 111,000.
 
Nationally, housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,206,000, a 6.5-percent increase from the revised August total of 1,132,000.
 
Building permits for the Northeast also rose in September, increasing 8.3 percent to 118,000. Nationally, building permits fell 5 percent to 1,103,000.
 
To read the entire U.S. Commerce Department press release, click here.
Featured Content

New York first quarter statewide home sales strong 
despite slide from record pace

With 25,192 closed sales across the Empire state in the first quarter, the housing market posted a strong start to 2018, even as it fell short of 2017’s record. The first quarter 2018 statewide median sales price of $260,000 represented an increase of 7.4 percent from a year ago. Click here to read more.

NYSAR News