The U.S Census Bureau reported that privately-owned housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,172,000, -2.6% below the revised March estimate of 1,203,000, but +0.7% above the April 2016 rate of 1,164,000. Single-family housing starts in April were at a rate of 835,000, + 0.4% above the revised March figure of 832,000.
“While we saw a little pause in market growth this month, single-family production is still up +7% since the start of 2017,” said R
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