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Housing starts increase driven by single family residential

All signs point to more residential construction in 2017
Housing starts increased in January, lead by a gain in the single-family market. Even building permits, which decreased, were offset by an increase in permits in the single-family housing sector. Experts say all signs point toward a continued increase throughout 2017.
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Housing starts begin year slightly lower

News comes after record 2016
While last year posted the best year for housing starts since 2007, this year didn't quite keep up the trend. Looking at the latest release from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts began the year off slightly down.
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Housing starts see greatest leap in nearly a decade

Thank you, Millennials
Housing starts increased significantly in October, reversing a downward trend and holding the strongest pace since 2007. Interestingly enough, Millennials played a major role in this increase due to their increasing market share. There is still room for growth, however, and one expert explains what housing needs to see from the next administration.
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