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Housing Starts Report for July 2017, U.S. and Canada

The SBCA Structural Building Components Association has compiled the following data for the U.S. and Canada. July housing starts (released August 16) decreased 4.8% to 1,155,000 units. Single-family starts decreased 0.5% to 856,000 units, while multi-family decreased by 15.3% to 299,000 units. Total U.S. permits, an indicator of future construction, decreased...