Tyler sees increase in housing starts Tyler sees increase in housing starts https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=74442013-05-14T10:35:00Z2013-05-09T00:00:00Z

TYLER - New housing starts are up 15.9 percent from January-April 2013, compared to the same period in 2012.

“We’ve seen 21 new housing starts in Tyler in April this year (for single-family detached homes) and 51 since January,” said Tyler City Manager Mark McDaniel. Both of these numbers represent increases from the same period in 2012.

In April 2012, there were eight new housing starts of single-family detached homes for the city and 44 housing starts for January-April 2012.

City sales tax collections are up 5.84 percent for May from the same time in 2012. The reported revenue of $3,474,349 is comprised of $2,316,233 general sales tax revenue and $1,158,116 half-cent sales tax revenue, according to the city.

Read more at the Tyler Morning Telegraph.

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