Even with a marked slump in home construction in 2008, Clark County still issued permits for more than 12,000 residential units through November — the fifth most of any county in the United States. A permit doesn’t guarantee that a new house or condo development will be built; the charts below show permit declines in the Las Vegas Valley and most other areas where the largest housing expansions were taking place.
BY THE NUMBERS:
New construction permits slowing
Mon, Jan 19, 2009 (2 a.m.)