Stories tagged: home construction
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Landlords are taking over the U.S. housing market
As rising home prices, slow new home construction, and demographic shifts push homeownership rates to 50-year lows, the U.S. is increasingly a country of renters-and landlords.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
Home construction jumps, led by more apartment building
U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent last month, to a seasonally adjusted …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
U.S. home construction jumps by largest amount in 34 years
Builders broke ground on the most new homes in nine years last month, a response to strong demand that should lift the economy.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
U.S. home construction posts solid gain in June
WASHINGTON – Construction of new homes posted a solid increase in June, led by a surge of building in the Northeast and the West.
Sun., June 12, 2016, midnight
Bearing wall footing is key to a house’s structural integrity
DEAR TIM: My wife and I are building our new home, and we stopped by to see the progress just after the foundation was poured. We saw a massive long …
Wed., June 16, 2010, 10:29 a.m.
Business update: Stocks mostly fall
Stocks mostly fell today after home construction and applications for building permits slumped in May following the end of a homebuyer tax credit. The housing report and a disappointing profit …