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 - Feb 8, 2019

In Alberta, urban housing starts totalled 1,668 in January 2018, a year-over-year increase of 1.6%. Canadian starts decreased by 4.2% over the same period. In Alberta, single- and semi-detached units decreased 22.6% and 40.2% respectively, while row and apartment units increased 24.4% and 61.2%.