After a slight dip in August, the number of single-family housing permits issued in September in the Kansas City region climbed in September with a 20 percent increase over the previous month and a 17 percent increase year-to-date compared to the first nine months of 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA).

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Once again, Kansas City, Mo., issued the most single-family permits in September with 131, an increase over last month when 98 permits were issued in that city. Other top permitting cities in September include Olathe, Kan., with 57; Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Shawnee, Kan., both with 34; and Overland Park, Kan., with 31.