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December 18, 2013

After a seemingly never-ending delay, the U.S. Census Bureau has at long last released housing starts data for the months of September, October and November; the results are way above previous estimates and mark a nearly six-year high for the metric.

Privately owned November housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million, or 22.7% above the revised October estimate of 889,000 and 29.6% above year-ago figures of 842,000.

July 18, 2007

Total building permits fell 7.5 percent month-over-month in June and were down 25.2 percent from...