The nation’s home builders wasted no time catching up on their work last month following wet weather conditions that kept many projects on hold in September, according to figures on U.S. housing starts released by the Commerce Department.
The government reported that starts rose 6.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.03 million units in October, more than offsetting the weather-related dip recorded in the previous month.
“This expected rebound virtually ensures
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