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2013: Houston No. 1 in U.S. home building2013: Houston No. 1 in U.S. home buildinghttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=50152014-02-06T12:57:00Z2014-02-06T08:00:00Z

HOUSTON - The Houston area ranked first nationally in 2013 with 34,510 single-family home building permits issued. Houston issued almost 14,000 more permits than second-place Dallas-Fort Worth, who had 20,810.

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 Permits
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

Read more at the Dallas Morning News.

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