Housing Starts

Construction of housing units in urban centres with a population of 10,000 and over. A housing unit is considered "started" when basement foundation construction begins.

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - May 18, 2018

In Alberta, urban housing starts totalled 2,253 in April 2018, a year-over-year decrease of 11.5%. Canadian starts decreased 1.4% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached (-12.6%) and row units (-58.7%) decreased, while semi-detached (+1.0%) and apartments (+10.8%) increased.