Metropolitan Housing Starts: August 2022

The Conference Board of Canada, August 25, 2022
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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.

Document Highlights

  • 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.

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