New home starts falling well short of demand

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Development

The number of new homes being started is well down on 2007's pre-recession peak, government figures have shown. Statistics released by the Department for Communities and Local Government have revealed that the number of new builds was 45 percent down in the three months to December 2012 when compared with the three months to March 2007. The number of new starts increased slightly over the previous year. However, according to the figures, things improved slightly compared with the previous quart...

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