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- Housing Starts
Single-family housing starts continued to decline in January, falling 1.0 percent. The decrease follows an 8.4 percent decline in December. The pace of starts is currently 413,000 annualized units, 19.2 percent below January 2010’s pace. Single-Family housing starts improved in the Midwest and West, increasing 25.5 percent and 5.4 percent respectively. However, single-family housing starts declined in the Northeast and the South, falling 12.8 percent and 7.7 percent. Single-family housing permits declined 4.8 percent, falling to 421,000 annualized units and are 17.3 percent below January 2010’s pace.