Apartment construction up in Dallas, AustinApartment construction up in Dallas, Austinhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=144432016-09-06T05:00:00Z2016-09-06T16:00:00Z

​​DALLAS – Dallas was second nationally in the number of multifamily building permits issued during the year ending in July, research firm Axiometrics reported.

Nearly 23,600 permits were issued there during that time, a 32 percent increase from the same period the previous year.

Austin permits were also up. Its 3.2 percent increase landed the city in seventh place.

Houston slipped two positions to No. 5 with 12,282 permits, a 54 percent drop from the previous year.

New York was the top city with 27,691 permits.

The information was based on U.S. Census Bureau data from 120 metro areas.

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