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Housing units started in buildings with 5 units or more in United States: Decline in April 2018

Revised measurements on housing in United States have been presented by U.S. Census Bureau. Housing starts hardly fell compared to the previous month, hitting 31.7 thousands.

Housing units started in buildings with 5 units or more in United States: Decline in April 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Apr. 2018 31.70 -4.8
Mar. 2018 33.30 27.59
Feb. 2018 26.10 -15.26
Jan. 2018 30.80 18.01
Dec. 2017 26.10 -7.12
Nov. 2017 28.10 -13
Oct. 2017 32.30 6.95
Sep. 2017 30.20 26.89
Aug. 2017 23.80 -25.39
Jul. 2017 31.90 =

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