http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Building permits match record low in Jan. 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/building-permits-match-record-low-jan-2011 <p>More not-so-great economic news for the St. Louis region today.</p><p>The<a href="http://www.stlhba.com/"> Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri </a>released its <a href="http://www.stlhba.com//documents/ContentDocuments/Permit_Report_Comp_1-11.pdf">data on the number of permits </a>issued by the six counties (St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren and Franklin) and the city of St. Louis. They show that builders were looking to start construction on just 120 new single-family homes in January 2011. That&#39;s down more than 40 percent from January 2010, and is the lowest monthly total since November of 2008.</p><p> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:04:57 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 578 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Building permits match record low in Jan. 2011