August Housing Starts (.pdf): 598,000, up 1.5% from July, and in line with consensus. Permits:...

|By:, SA News Editor
August Housing Starts (.pdf): 598,000, up 1.5% from July, and in line with consensus. Permits: 579,000, up 2.7% from July, vs. consensus of 583,000. Starts are down 29.6% from a year ago; permits are down 32.4%.