Metropolitan housing starts: February 2021
The Conference Board of Canada
March 2, 2021
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 CMAs with positive short- and long-term expectations this month, two more than last month.
- In all, 23 CMAs have positive short-term expectations, a response to the increased demand for housing during the past year.
- The CMAs with the biggest year-over-year percentage increase in housing starts in January were Greater Sudbury, Windsor, Moncton, Kingston, and Victoria.
- Abbotsford–Mission had the largest year-over-year percentage decline in starts last month.