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U.S. Commerce Department: Housing starts rise, while building permits fall for Northeast in June

Jul 23, 2014
Privately-owned housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 105,000 for the Northeast, up 14.1 percent from May, according to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. 

Nationally, housing starts were at an annual rate of 893,000, a 9.3-percent drop from the revised May total of 985,000. 

Building permits for the Northeast in June fell 15.5 percent to 98,000, while nationally, building permits fell 4.2 percent to 963,000.

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