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Commerce Department

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Inventory Relief? Housing Starts Top 1 Million

Inventory Relief? Housing Starts Top 1 Million

Shilpi Paul | April 16th 2013

Housing starts rose to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 1.036 million in March, according to the Commerce Department's monthly residential construction... read »

Housing Starts Hit 4-Year High

Housing Starts Hit 4-Year High

UrbanTurf Staff | November 20th 2012

In another sign that the housing market is regaining health, housing starts reached their highest level since 2008, according to a report out today.... read »

New Home Sales At Highest Level in Over Two Years

New Home Sales At Highest Level in Over Two Years

Shilpi Paul | October 24th 2012

In yet more news that the housing market is healing, the Commerce Department reported today that September sales of new single-family homes reached... read »

Housing Starts Jump 15%, Reach Highest Level in Four Years

Housing Starts Jump 15%, Reach Highest Level in Four Years

Shilpi Paul | October 17th 2012

In another sign that the housing market is regaining health, housing starts reached their highest level in four years, according to data from the... read »

Housing Starts Drop in August, But Permits Increase

Housing Starts Drop in August, But Permits Increase

UrbanTurf Staff | September 20th 2011

The Commerce Department reported today that housing starts dropped in August, but that building permit authorizations actually rose. ... read »

Good News? Housing Starts Up Significantly in June

Good News? Housing Starts Up Significantly in June

Mark Wellborn | July 19th 2011 | 1 Comment

Some good news on the housing front made national headlines today: the Commerce Department reported that housing starts in June jumped 14.6 percent... read »

Surprise! Sales of New Homes Rise 6.2 Percent

Surprise! Sales of New Homes Rise 6.2 Percent

Mark Wellborn | November 25th 2009

The Commerce Department reported on Wednesday that sales of new homes in the country rose 6.2 percent from September to October. The report is the... read »

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