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 - Jan 18, 2023
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 2,119 in December 2022, a year-over-year decrease of 15.3%. Canadian housing starts increased by 3.1% over the same period. In Alberta, only row-units increased, with a year-over-year change of 44.6%. Apartment and other unit types had the largest decrease at -24.6%.