Metropolitan Housing Starts: August 2022
The Conference Board of Canada
August 25, 2022
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 eight CMAs in the Up-Up quandrant this month, up six from last month.
- Nearly a third of the CMAs still have postive expectations for the short term.
The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year percentage decrease in housing starts in July were Saint John, Québec City, Thunder Bay, London, and St. Catharines–Niagara.
- Abbotsford–Mission had the largest year-over-year percentage increase in starts in the latest month of data.