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Real Estate - June 20, 2014

Home building falls 16% in Western states

Even permits, which show future activity, dropped 15.2% regionally

by Jeb Bing

Declines in both single- and multifamily building pushed nationwide housing production down 6.5% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of just over 1 million units, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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