Housing Start up.

Housing Starts Increase

Housing StartsĀ  (December 2012) Starts – Level – (seasonally adjusted, annualized) 954,000. Previous was 861,000. Permits – Level – (seasonally adjusted, annualized) 903,000. Previous was 899,000. Year/Year Starts are +36.9%. Housing Starts have been steadily improving toward the natural level of 1,500,000 needed to house an increasing population and replace units destroyed or otherwise taken