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FEBRUARY IMPROVES SLIGHTLY BUT WINTER MAINTAINS ITS GRIP

FEBRUARY IMPROVES SLIGHTLY BUT WINTER MAINTAINS ITS GRIP

Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) and reported in the HBA/Carter Lumber Southeastern Michigan Residential Building Activity Report, a total of 264 single-family permits were issued in Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair and Wayne counties in February 2019.

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Housing Starts Reach Post-Recession High in May as Permits Soften

Total housing starts rose 5% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. This is the highest housing starts report since July 2007.

While housing production numbers rose, overall permits dropped 4.6% to 1.3 million units: Single-family permits fell 2.2% to 844,000 while multifamily permits fell 8.7% to 457,000.

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APRIL 2018 PERMITS SOAR TO HIGHEST LEVEL FOR APRIL SINCE 2006

Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) and reported in the HBA Southeastern Michigan Residential Building Activity
Report, a total of 496 single-family permits were issued in Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair and Wayne counties in April 2018. The result was up 5 percent from March (473), up 13 percent from April 2017 (441) and brings the year-to-date total to 1,521 for the second best start to a year since 2006.

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