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As Houston rebuilds after Harvey, construction labor shortage looms

An already-tight market challenged by the demands of repair and reconstruction As Houston begins to rebuild and recover from Hurricane Harvey, many questions need to be answered in the aftermath of a natural disaster that may cost between $150 billion to $180 billion, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. But one that may quickly become pressing is where the construction labor force needed for such a vast demolition, renovation, and construction effort may come from.
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