March 8, 2013
WE'RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER AMNESTY:
Construction jobs soar on housing recovery (Chris Isidore, 3/08/13, CNNMoney)
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 8, 2013 5:56 PMThe employment numbers reiterate what other housing reports have found: Home prices are up, as are home sales. Near record low mortgage rates and a drop in foreclosures have created a much better market for builders. In January, they filed for the greatest number of building permits since 2008."Our members are hiring so much that they're starting to get worried about finding enough labor out there," said Paul Emrath, economist with the National Association of Home Builders.