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Housing starts down
Housing construction is remaining strong in Vernon.
There were 16 housing starts in June, up 14 per cent from 14 units in the same month in 2011.
Of the 16 units, there were 13 single-detached starts and three multiple units.
Year-to-date, there have been 80 housing starts in Vernon, a 23 per cent increase from 65 units during the first six months of 2011.