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The easy-to-use quarterly report draws on a wide range of public and industry sources to present the latest essential data on the U.S. housing market. For example, readers of the first-quarter 1999 issue of U.S. Housing Market Conditions (released May 1999) will learn...

  • Homeownership rose to 66.7 percent, an increase of 0.3 percent from the fourth quarter of 1998.

  • Housing permits were issued at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,718,000 units, the highest first-quarter rate in 13 years.

  • Construction began on 1,792,000 homes, up 13 percent from the first quarter of 1998.

  • Shipments of new manufactured homes reached 383,000 units in the fourth quarter of 1998, up 5 percent from the fourth quarter of 1998.

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