Housing starts fell most in eight months in February

U.S. new-home groundbreakings fell in February bythe most in eight months on a drop in single-family homes,suggesting buyers and builders remain wary despite higher wagesand a drop in mortgage rates. The weakness signals developers continue to struggle to build affordable properties amid rising costs for materials and labor.

U.S. housing starts fall to eight-month low.. February, single-family home construction has lost momentum.. multi-family housing starts have now declined for five straight months.

Housing starts decreased 8.7 percent to a seasonally. of multi-family homes fell 4.2 percent to a pace of 475,000 units last month. Housing completions increased 4.5 percent to 1.303 million units.

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Total housing starts fell 8.7 percent in February. the partial government shutdown. The February reading of 1.16 million is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace.

WASHINGTON – The number of homes under construction fell 8.7 percent in February, as groundbreakings for single. at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million units last month, down from a 1.

U.S. new-home groundbreakings fell in February by the most in eight months on a drop in single-family homes, suggesting buyers and builders remain wary despite higher wages and a drop in mortgage rates. Residential starts fell 8.7% to a 1.16 million annualized rate, below estimates, after an.

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The percent decline was the largest in eight months, and bad weather could have contributed to the sharp drop in homebuilding last month. Homebuilding fell in three of the four regions in February..

February saw new-home groundbreakings in the U.S. fall by 8.7 percent, the most in eight months, according to a government report released on Tuesday. The drop, which was steeper than expected.

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