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 - Sep 16, 2022
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 2,807 in August 2022, a year-over-year increase of 6.2%. Canadian housing starts increased by 6.2% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached units, which comprised 46.7% of all units, increased by 6.3%, while apartment units, which comprised 33.2% of all units, decreased by 0.2%.