Dolega said the gains in home building helped boost construction hiring in December by 30,000 jobs â¿¿ the most in 15 months. He predicts the construction industry could add half a million jobs in 2013.In December, the pace of single-family home construction, which makes up two-thirds of the market, increased 8 percent. While that's well below healthy levels, single-family housing starts are now 75 percent higher than the recession low reached in March 2009.
US Home Construction In 2012 Highest In 4 Years
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