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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Housing Starts

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Sep 16, 2021
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 2,660 in August 2021, a year-over-year increase of 53.1%. Canadian housing starts decreased by 4.1% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached units increased by 73.1%, while apartment units, which comprised 35.8% of all units, increased by 88.1%.