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Economy / Housing Starts #42841

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 16, 1976
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(Studio) Housing starts down in March, but permits for starts up 1.9%.

(Sloatsburg, New York) [Thomas TOOMEY - says economy situation improving.] Toomey family finds it easier to finance house House construction picking up again.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Chicago, Illinois) Greatest improvement reported in Midwest. Starts up 43%.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Atlanta, Georgia) Starts up 14% here.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Los Angeles, California) Contractors in West turn to "no-frills" hses. to attract buyers. Av. price of new house is $42,000.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(New York) Contd. housing recovery will help economy improve.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry

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