In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, photo, new homes are constructed in Edmond, Okla. U.S. builders started construction on single-family homes and apartments in September at the fastest rate since July 2008, a further indication that the housing recovery is strengthening. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki,)

Photo by: Sue Ogrocki

In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, photo, new homes are constructed in Edmond, Okla. U.S. builders started construction on single-family homes and apartments in September at the fastest rate since July 2008, a further indication that the housing recovery is strengthening. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki,)