housing starts

noun

Definition of housing starts

: the number of new houses that people started to build Housing starts declined in September.

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“Housing starts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20starts. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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