· (Corrects the month for consumer confidence to February from January in paragraph 2.) * Housing starts decline 11.2 percent in December * Building permits increase 0.3 percent *.

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U.S. housing starts unexpectedly fell in January likely as bad weather disrupted building. multi-family segment dropped 3.7 percent to a 368,000-unit pace. Building permits dipped 0.2 percent to a.

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Housing Starts and Permits Roll Back January Gains. of Housing and Urban Development for both construction permits and housing starts were well below even. but fall 25.5 percent compared to.

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GDP growth estimates for the first quarter are currently around a 2 percent rate. In January, single-family housing starts, the largest segment of the market, fell 3.9 percent to a 731,000-unit pace.

Building permits, increased from July both monthly and annually. Privately-owned housing units authorized. into the late summer/early fall. This will help indicate if recent permits translate to.

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Permit Like a Pro - How to Obtain a Building Permit Housing starts fall in February. March 20, 2012. up 8.25% from 389,000 in January. Building permits, an indicator of future housing activity, also rose 5.1% to 717,000 permits in February when.

Housing starts and building permits continue to lag far behind the numbers recorded one year ago according to monthly data issued on Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau and The Department of.

Housing starts fell for the second consecutive month and have fallen in six of the past seven months. Permits show a similar, somewhat distressing trend, falling 1.7% in March, following declines of 2.

Again, though, the historical figures are instructive. For example, in January 2006, housing starts were at 2,307,000 units. They had been above two million annual units during 10 of the 12 months in 2005, and would only fall below two million units in March of 2006. Starts would then fall below a million units midway into 2008.

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