Metropolitan housing starts: September 2019
The Conference Board of Canada
September 13, 2019
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 11 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) with both positive short- and long-term expectations, five more than last month.
- Vancouver and Victoria remain in the Down-Down quadrant with negative expectations for the short and long run.
- The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year declines in housing starts in August were Victoria, Oshawa, Regina, Thunder Bay, and Winnipeg.
- Kingston had the biggest year-over-year increase in housing starts last month.