21.03.2013 - US housing starts rise, permits at 4 -year high
U.S. builders started more houses and apartments in February and received building permits for future construction at the fastest pace in 4 years. The increases point to a housing recovery that is gaining strength. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders broke ground on homes last month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 917,000. That's up from 910,000 in January. And it's the second-fastest pace since June 2008, behind December's rate of 982,000...............................................Full Article: Source
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