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 - Oct 9, 2018

In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 1,826 in September 2018, a year-over-year decrease of 23.7%. Canadian starts decreased by 10.9% over the same period. In Alberta, all unit types decreased, with semi-detached units experiencing the largest decrease of 30.1%.