StockMarketWire.com - Privately-owned US housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,297,000, the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported today.

This is 3.3% above the revised October estimate of 1,256,000 and is 12.9% above the November 2016 rate of 1,149,000.

Single-family housing starts in November were at a rate of 930,000; this is 5.3% above the revised October figure of 883,000.

The November rate for units in buildings with five units or more was 359,000.




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