Housing Starts Soar to Highest Since 2008

Almost all of the growth comes in apartments, townhouses

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 20, 2012 10:11 AM CST

(Newser) – The housing market might finally be coming around. The number of new homes that began construction last month took a surprise 3.6% leap to an 894,000 annual rate—the highest since July 2008, the Commerce Department announced today. That's well above the...   Read full story »


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