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U.S. Commerce Department: Housing starts down in February for Northeast

Mar 19, 2014
Privately-owned housing starts in February were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 75,000 for the Northeast, down 37.5 percent from January 2013, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department.

Nationally, housing starts were at an annual rate of 907,000, a 0.2-percent decrease from the revised January total of 909,000. 

Building permits for the Northeast in February rose 6.3 percent to 102,000, while nationally, building permits rose 7.7 percent to 1,018,000.

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