Metropolitan Housing Starts: May 2022

The Conference Board of Canada, May 27, 2022
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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.

Document Highlights

  • There are only three CMAs in the Up-Up quandrant this month, one fewer than the previous month.
  • Montréal is the only city in Quebec with negative both short- and long-term expectations this month.
  • The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year percentage decrease in housing starts in April were Thunder Bay, Kitchener–Waterloo, London, Kingston, and Greater Sudbury.
  • Trois-Rivières had the largest year-over-year percentage increase in starts last month.

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