July New Housing Permits Maintain Improvement Trend

July New Housing Permits Maintain Improvement Trend

Kansas City, MO – August 28, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — In cities across the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, housing production continues to climb in 2012 with the second highest month this year, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report. July permits increased to 288 single family permits over 265 the previous month. Year to date total permits are the highest in three years with 2,323 permits compared to 2011 with 1,725; 2010 with 1,617; and the 2009 low of 1,207. Also of note in July is an 88 multi-family unit for an apartment complex in Lenexa.

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