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April 17, 2012

Residential construction data from the Commerce Department released Tuesday morning shows housing starts declined 5.8% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000. But building permits were the strongest since September 2008.

Single-family housing starts held steady at 462,000, compared with 463,000 in February.

April 15, 2008

According to the U.S. Commerce Department report, sales of building materials fell 1.6 percent, and...