• Definition for "housing start"
    • the start of building of a dwelling.
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housing start definition

  • noun:
    • the start of building of a dwelling.
    • the amount of brand new dwellings started nationwide during a particular duration, used as an economic signal: "Housing starts . . . are above their particular recession lows” ( Paul A. Samuelson).
    • the act of starting to construct a property
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