Metropolitan housing starts: October 2020
The Conference Board of Canada
October 26, 2020
The monthly Metropolitan housing starts publication provides the recent trends in housing starts for 29 metropolitan areas and expectations for starts over both the short and long term.
- There are seven CMAs with positive short- and long-term expectations this month.
- Short-term expectations for all the Western census metropolitan areas (CMAs) continue to be negative. All three British Columbia CMAs report negative expectations for both the short and long terms.
- The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year percentage decrease in housing starts in September were Moncton, Saskatoon, Victoria, St. Catharines–Niagara, and St. John's.