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June 30, 2011

Housing production in California, fueled largely by multi-family building projects, posted the highest monthly permit total for the year in May, according to statistics compiled by the Construction Industry Research Board (CIRB).

Permits were pulled for 4,630 total housing units in May, up 42% from the same month a year ago and up 28% from April. Permits for single-family homes totaled 1,908, down 7% from May 2010 and down 6% from the previous month, while multi-family permits totaled 2,722, up 124% from a year ago and up 71% from April.