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 16, 2021
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 2,859 in May 2021, a year-over-year increase of 81.9%. Canadian housing starts increased by 37.2% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached units increased by 77.4%, while apartment units, which comprised 39.8% of all units, increased by 96.4%.