PETALUMA, CA - AUGUST 16: Construction workers fix a walkway at a new housing development on August 16, 2011 in Petaluma, California. The Commerce Department reported that new home construction fell... more 
PETALUMA, CA - AUGUST 16: Construction workers fix a walkway at a new housing development on August 16, 2011 in Petaluma, California. The Commerce Department reported that new home construction fell in July with homebuilders beginning construction on a seasonally adjusted 604,000 homes for the month, a 1.5 percent decline from June. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) less 
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