US housing starts rise, permits at 4 1/2-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. builders started more houses and apartments in February and received building permits for future construction at the fastest pace in 4 1/2 years. The increases point to a housing recovery that is gaining strength.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
AP Economics Writer
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