Building Permits, Housing Starts rise in February

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Washington, DC) -- The nation's housing sector was strong in February.

There were just over one-and-a-half million permits last month, which was a nearly 14-percent jump from January.

That's according to new reports about building permits and housing starts.

In the meantime, housing starts saw a nearly ten-percent jump to one-point-four-five million.