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Housing Starts Up #48177

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) March hsing. starts up; is encouraging for construction industry and those who want to own home.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Atlanta, Georgia) Don and Christie Dozier have lived in apt., but now have daughter Danielle and want to buy house Is good news to real estate salesman John White and to construction industry in Atlanta. [DOZIER - says cost of hses. has incrd. so much they want to buy now before costs go too high.] Builders continue to build but cautiously, so there'll be more demand than supply by fall. [Home builder Jerry COHEN - notes previous difficulties in selling homes. Says home builders association stresses to members not to overbuild.] Boom not back, but sales in Atlanta predicted up more than 1/2 over 1976.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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