US recovery spells housing boost

Construction firm in Illinois seeing the benefits as American families once again begin dreaming of building new home.

    For years, millions of people in the US have watched their homes been taken away from them. And many dreaming of building a new house have had to abandon their empty lots.

    However, now the economy is slowly recovering and, as Diane Eastabrook reports, construction businesses such as one in Itasca, Illinois, have seen the benefits.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.