What the July jobs report means to housing industry

<span style="font-weight: bold;">**Updated**</span> <br/> <br/> <a href="http://www.aia.org" target="_blank">American Institute of Architects</a> <br/> <br/> <br/> <span style="font-style: italic;">Originally posted Aug. 5, 2011</span> <br/> <br/> <a href="http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm" target="_blank">jobs report for the month of July 2011</a> <br/> <br/> <a href="http://www.rdbmagazine.com/web/online/Industry-News/Mid-Year-Construction-Forecast/1$4961" target="_blank">"lead the country back to normal levels"</a> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <a href="mailto:maureen.alley@cygnus.com" target="_blank">Send an email</a> <br/> <br/></div> </div> <div id="comments-container-10346682" class="gigya-comments-container" data-categoryid="Content" data-streamid="10346682" data-cid="article"></div> <script type="text/javascript"> $(function() { Content.showComments("comments-container-10346682"); }); </script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </section> <button class="pagination-controls full tall default-bg text-center uppercase bold clickable hidden button" onCLick="Analytics.trackContentContinueReading(10346682)"> <i class="icon-refresh"></i> Continue Reading </button> <script> $(function() { paginationInit(10346682); }) </script> <footer class="full content content-footer"> </footer> </article> <aside class="block w-2 pull-left list-wrapper content-related sidebar sidebar-left sticky-top" data-container=".content-wrapper"> <ul class="navigation navigation-primary"> <li class="navigation-item text-left"> <span class="uppercase">   Home </span> </li> </ul> <article class="block content content-block list-content full active" data-id="10346682"> <aside class="content content-details content-tags bold uppercase"> <span class="section-5841 content-filter"> <a class="tag" href="/">Home</a> </span> </aside> <h2 class="content content-name article list float-left related"> <a class="link content-link content-name-link content-ajax" href="/article/10346682/what-the-july-jobs-report-means-to-housing-industry" title="What the July jobs report means to housing industry"> What the July jobs report means to housing industry </a> </h2> </article> <article class="block content content-block list-content full" data-id="11794354"> <aside class="content content-details content-tags bold uppercase"> <span class="content-filter directory-bg"> <a class="tag" href="/directory/doors">Doors</a> </span> </aside> <figure class="content content-image-container float-left inline container" data-id="11794354"> <a class="link content-link content-image-link content-ajax" href="/product/11794354/western-window-systems-vinyl-multi-slide-door" title="Vinyl multi-slide door"> <img alt="Vinyl multi-slide door" src="http://r3.forresidentialpros.com/files/cygnus/image/FRPC/2014/DEC/112x63/F0F0F0/voluca1403-88a9679-hdrlrps-140_11794355.jpg" class="content-image float-left inline float-left img-112x63 loaded"> </a> </figure> <h2 class="content content-name product list float-left related"> <a class="link content-link content-name-link content-ajax" href="/product/11794354/western-window-systems-vinyl-multi-slide-door" title="Vinyl multi-slide door"> Vinyl multi-slide door </a> </h2> </article> <article class="block content content-block list-content full" data-id="11794337"> <aside class="content content-details content-tags bold uppercase"> <span class="section-9499 content-filter"> <a class="tag" href="/business-management">Business Management</a> </span> </aside> <h2 class="content content-name news list float-left related"> <a class="link content-link content-name-link content-ajax" href="/news/11794337/us-home-values-gain-17-trillion-in-value-in-2014" title="U.S. home values gain $1.7 trillion in value in 2014"> U.S. home values gain $1.7 trillion in value in 2014 </a> </h2> </article> <article class="block content content-block list-content full" data-id="11794336"> <aside class="content content-details content-tags bold uppercase"> <span class="section-9499 content-filter"> <a class="tag" href="/business-management">Business Management</a> </span> </aside> <h2 class="content content-name news list float-left related"> <a class="link content-link content-name-link content-ajax" href="/news/11794336/christopher-e-herbert-to-lead-harvards-joint-center-for-housing-studies" title="Christopher E. 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