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Housing Starts Sag -5.3% in September to 1.2 Million But Remain Ahead of 2017 Pace

Privately‐owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,201,000, -5.3%  below the revised August estimate of 1,268,000, but +3.7% above the Sept. 2017 rate of 1,158,000.  Single‐family housing starts in September were at a rate of 871,000, -0.9% below the revised August figure of 879,000.

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