Metropolitan Housing Starts: February 2017
The Conference Board of Canada
February 14, 2017
The monthly Metropolitan Housing Starts publication provides the recent trends in housing starts for 28 metropolitan areas and expectations for starts over both the short and long term.
- There are nine CMAs with both positive short- and long-term expectations, one less than last month.
- Only four CMAS are now in the Down-Down category, the same as last month.
- The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year decrease in housing starts in October were Vancouver, Trois-Rivières, Calgary, Oshawa, and Thunder Bay.
- Abbotsford had the biggest year-over-year increase in housing starts last month.