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 - Jun 15, 2022
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 3,864 in May 2022, a year-over-year increase of 32.6%. Canadian housing starts increased by 3.4% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached units, which comprised 35.0% of all units, increased by 15.8%, while apartment units, which comprised 43.7% of all units, increased by 49.5%.