Metropolitan Housing Starts: March 2017
The Conference Board of Canada
March 17, 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 14 CMAs with positive expectations for both the short and long terms—two more than last month.
- Only five cities have negative short-term expectations.
- The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year declines in housing starts in February were Thunder Bay, Abbotsford–Mission, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay, and Québec City.
- London had the biggest year-over-year increase in housing starts last month.