5 things you absolutely need for the MBA convention in Las Vegas

Is the Massachusetts AG's run for governor compromised by GSE buyback lawsuit?

Nonprofit CEO also co-chairs Coakley’s campaign finance committee

Exclusive: Move CEO Steve Berkowitz opens up about News Corp deal

Plus his thoughts on Zillow/Trulia and the future of real estate
W S
The Ticker

Housing finally begins to contribute to economy

/ Print / Reprints /
| Share More
/ Text Size+

The total level of starts is still lower than at any time before the recession, and in the fourth quarter of last year, the residential construction industry accounted for only 2.6% of the total gross domestic product. That figure was up from the low, reached in mid-2009, of just 2.2%, but it was far below the 6.3% reached in late 2005, when the housing bubble was at its peak, reports The New York Times.

Read full story

Recent Articles by HousingWire Staff

Comments powered by Disqus