Housing Starts Jump 3.9% in August The U.S. government is reporting that privately‐owned housing starts in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,615,000, which is 3.9% higher than July’s revised number. In addition, this figure is 17.4% higher than one year ago. August’s rate for units in buildings with five units or
Student Housing is Hot this Year We have had several posts over the years about the lucrative student housing market. A recent report from CNBC’s Diana Olick says demand this year is up over 2%, even in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic. She also points out that 70% of students live in off-campus housing.
2020 Census Population and Housing State Data The U.S. Census Bureau says 2020’s census marked the 24th count of the U.S. population. Indeed….that data is now starting to trickle for all to analyze and today’s interactive infographic is a great place to start. Be sure to click on the graphic below in order to drill
A former top housing official in Worcester is convicted of fraud The former city manager’s chief of staff for economic development conspired to steal federal funds earmarked for affordable housing. | realestate.boston.com The post A former top housing official in Worcester is convicted of fraud appeared first on Boston.com Real Estate.