U.S. Housing Starts Rose 3.9%; Number Of Building Permits Issued In The U.S. Fell 4.0%

(For November)

U.S. housing starts in November rose 3.9% to 555.000 vs. revised (15.000 higher) 534.000 October reading. The consensus was at 550.000. On year level U.S. housing starts are down 5.8%.

Chart 1. U.S. Housing Starts

Number of building permits issued in the U.S. in November fell 4.0% to 530.000. The consensus was at 560.000.

On year level number of building permits issued in the U.S. is down -14.7%.

Chart 2. U.S. Building Permits


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