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20Jan94 UK: NHBC SEES STARTS RISE - HOUSING STARTS.

Housing starts rose sharply in 1993, the National House Building Council has said.The NHBC, which registers almost all new homes for structural warranties, said 157,000 homes were started, 25 per cent up on 1992.Around 20 per cent of starts were for housing associations, and the average price of a new home was £63,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS

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