Feb 17, 2012
Housing starts rise more than expected in January
17 Feb 2012
Posted by Andrew Kantor
To continue today’s stat-filled morning, the
Commerce Department Census Bureau reports that housing starts were up 1.5% from December 2011 to January 2012, beating analysts expectations.
While multi-family homes have been the bigger driver, the total number of housing starts has been increasing steadily since early 2011.