Canadian Contractor

Robert Koci   

Want to work in construction? Don’t go to Texas


There is a reason you can buy a 3,000 square foot house in Texas for $160,000 says the Daily Beast

A recent report in the Daily Beast, an online news site, suggests that working in residential construction in Texas is close to working for free. The downturn in the economy and the housing market crash has resulted in less work, more workers looking for jobs and a regulatory structure that makes hiring illegal workers easy.


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