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What’s Holding Back Housing Starts?

The latest data on housing starts released by the Census Bureau was disappointing for many analysts. Here are the factors that experts think are impacting the construction of new homes despite a strong construction labor market and rising builder confidence.

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Is the Single-family Market Losing Steam?

Though housing starts for single-family homes improved slightly in April, they remained below the 900,000 mark for the sixth consecutive month. Experts weigh in on what these numbers mean for supply relief in housing.

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Low Inventory Impacted by Stagnant Home Starts

The Department of Housing and Urban Development along with the U.S. Census Bureau released their April New Residential Construction Activity Report on Tuesday. Year-over-year, Permits, Starts and Completions increased 5.7 percent, barely increased 0.7 percent and increased 15.1 percent respectively. However, number shave fallen month-over-month.

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