Number of homes under construction continues to plunge
Last month, the number of single-family homes under construction dropped to 252,000 from 304,000 a year ago.
Wednesday’s housing data showed that the number of single-family homes under construction fell again in February.
Ten years ago, America’s home builders were in the midst of constructing 672,000 single-family homes. Five years ago, they were building 990,000 homes. Last year, they were building 304,000. And now that figure is down to 252,000.
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