Drop in housing starts shows industry may weigh on growth

 · ”With June starts generating optimism after halting three straight months of declines, the July data is disappointing and may indicate that full year projections of 1.25 million to 1.3 million.

Total housing starts dropped 0.9% during May, more than doubling the slide predicted by economists’ consensus forecast. monthly housing-construction estimates by the U.S. Commerce Department show a 10.

 · Housing starts dropped 8.7 percent from January to February, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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The signs of life in the U.S. housing market were bolstered by upward revisions to housing starts and permits. builders to a five-year high in May, according to a survey released on Tuesday,

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 · Housing Inventories Catching Up With Demand. Starts fell across the United States but dropped especially hard in the Midwest. Despite the recent slowdown in residential construction, it is moving in a positive trend. Permits for new, single-family homes rose 0.8% in June and are up 6.6% on a year-to-date basis.

Despite the much weaker than expected job growth, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in February from 4.0 percent in January. The unemployment rate had been expected to dip to 3.9 percent. Meanwhile, the Commerce Department released a separate report showing a substantial rebound in housing starts in January.

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