Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.

VOLO, IL - MARCH 16:  A spec home is offered for sale in a housing development on March 16, 2011 in Volo, Illinois. Request for building permits in February, a leading indicator for the strength of the housing industry, fell 8.2%, to a seasonally adjusted 517,000 units, a record low. Single-family home construction starts dipped nearly 12% in the same month and multi-family starts fell 46%.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
VOLO, IL - MARCH 16:  A spec home is offered for sale in a housing development on March 16, 2011 in Volo, Illinois. Request for building permits in February, a leading indicator for the strength of the housing industry, fell 8.2%, to a seasonally adjusted 517,000 units, a record low. Single-family home construction starts dipped nearly 12% in the same month and multi-family starts fell 46%.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    JUST WATCHED

    MYB: Is housing finally on the mend?

MUST WATCH

MYB: Is housing finally on the mend?

Christine Romans on housing, GDP and jobs reports out this week, and what they could mean for the struggling economy.

MYB: Is housing finally on the mend?

Christine Romans on housing, GDP and jobs reports out this week, and what they could mean for the struggling economy.