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Surge in new housing cannot outrun structural issues in sector

Jon Ihle


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The very strong increase in new dwelling completions reported yesterday is undoubtedly positive news for a housing market crying out for greater supply.

But the surge in new housing coming on stream now disguises deeper issues that point to another pullback in homebuilding in the months to come.


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