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US Housing Starts, Permits, and Completions All Rise in February

The US Census Bureau reported on Thursday that privately‐owned housing starts in February were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,450,000. This is 9.8% above the revised January estimate of 1,321,000. Single-family starts were at a rate of 830,000; this is 1.1% above the revised January figure of 821,000.