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- Housing Starts
Single-family housing starts continued to decline in March, falling 0.2 percent to a seasonally-adjusted annualized rate of 462,000 units. The decline follows an upwardly revised decline of 9.0 percent in February. Compared to March 2011, new single-family housing starts are up 10.5 percent. Regionally, changes in housing starts ranged from −10.0 percent in the Northeast to 13.7 percent in the West. New single-family housing units authorized fell 3.5 percent in March but are up 17.9 percent on year-over-year basis.