3.7 percent in April

WASHINGTON | US home building slides 3.7 percent in April

WASHINGTON —U.S. builders broke ground on fewer apartment buildings last month, pushing overall home construction down 3.7 percent from March. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million in April, lowest since December. Apartment construction tumbled 12.6 percent to 374,000. Construction of single-family homes blipped … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US home building slides 3.7 percent in April