Data show mixed picture of U.S. housing market

05/17/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) · Slate

Housing starts dropped 16.5% last month, but builders obtained more permits for future residential construction than they had in nearly five years. Building permits were issued at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.02 million, the first time the figure has exceeded 1 million since June 2008.

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