Oct. 18, 2002: September Housing Starts Up Sharply
Single-family housing starts in September 2002 rose even faster — increasing 18.2% to a rate of 1,477,000 units over the August figure of 1,250,000.
Building permits for privately-owned housing units in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,727,000. This is 3.7% above the revised August rate of 1,666,000 and 10% above the September 2001 estimate of 1,570,000.
Publication date: 10/14/2002