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Published Friday, October 28, 2022 at: 8:05 PM EDT

Housing starts have dropped from the peak rate of 1.8 million in April 2022 to 1.4 million in September, the nation is not experiencing the collapse in starts of new single-family homes. The current rate of housing starts remains much higher than experienced during most of the last economic expansion cycle, which ended with the Covid recession in April 2020. Multiple academic studies estimate the U.S. needs to build about 1.5 million new single-family houses annually to accommodate population growth. The actual rate of new houses started annually was less than 1.5 million for many years.  The U.S. Index of Leading...

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This article was written by a veteran financial journalist based on data compiled and analyzed by independent economist, Fritz Meyer. While these are sources we believe to be reliable, the information is not intended to be used as financial advice without consulting a professional about your personal situation.

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