Expectations
Year ago 6 mon. MA 3 mon. MA Dec. 2021 Short-term* Long-term**
St. John’s 466 540 552 755 + -
Halifax 3,936 4,514 6,897 7,004 + -
Saint John 315 672 528 1,014 + -
Moncton 4,295 1,952 2,362 1,943 - -
Québec CMA 5,443 8,973 8,629 8,043 - -
Montréal 34,114 29,769 29,080 22,748 - -
Trois-Rivières 579 1,332 1,518 1,800 + -
Saguenay 1,037 528 633 482 + -
Sherbrooke 1,760 2,587 3,050 3,291 + -
Ottawa–Gatineau 13,037 12,639 13,707 5,008 - -
Kingston 699 1,589 2,672 565 + +
Greater Sudbury 197 551 255 182 - -
Thunder Bay 15 241 136 151 + +
Oshawa 2,281 2,829 2,411 799 - -
Toronto 31,654 46,704 44,079 29,637 + +
Hamilton 4,147 3,917 3,804 3,855 - -
St. Catharines–Niagara 2,953 2,707 2,627 2,039 + -
Kitchener–Waterloo 3,679 5,165 5,577 6,242 - +
London 2,877 4,308 3,192 3,190 - -
Windsor 1,344 1,205 1,331 1,233 - -
Winnipeg 4,107 5,514 4,861 6,139 + +
Regina 1,144 1,018 1,295 1,057 + +
Saskatoon 1,823 2,032 1,427 1,730 + +
Calgary 9,920 15,999 18,189 13,604 + -
Edmonton 16,861 13,043 13,900 12,889 - -
Vancouver 26,263 21,296 22,249 26,630 + -
Victoria 4,238 5,858 5,330 7,801 + -
Abbotsford–Mission 516 1,038 1,226 2,195 + -



Starts seasonally adjusted, annual rate.
*short-term expectations are based on residential permits data
**long-term expectations are based on demographic requirements
Sources: The Conference Board of Canada; CMHC Housing Market Information Portal.


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