DFW ranks No. 2 for home building in U.S.DFW ranks No. 2 for home building in U.S.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=50072014-02-07T07:45:00Z2014-02-07T00:00:00Z

DALLAS-FORT WORTH - DFW and Houston lead the country in single-family home construction for 2013. DFW ranked second nationally with 20,810 single-family home building permits.

The Houston area ranked first nationally, with 34,510 single-family home building permits. Houston was almost 20,000 permits ahead of Atlanta, which had the third most, with 14,800 permits.

Texas recorded almost 90,000 single-family home building permits last year, out of an estimated 621,000 nationwide starts.

Top U.S. Home Building Markets
 2013 Single-Family
Area # of permits
1. Houston 34,510
2. Dallas-Fort Worth 20,810
3. Atlanta 14,800
4. Washington, D.C. 13,280
5. Phoenix 12,880
6. New York/N. New Jersey 14,400
7. Orlando 9,570
8. Austin 9,240
9. Seattle 8,800
10. Charlotte, N.C. 8,790

Source: National Association of Home Builders

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