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 - Nov 16, 2021
In Alberta, urban housing starts totaled 2,919 in October 2021, a year-over-year increase of 9.7%. Canadian housing starts increased by 4.3% over the same period. In Alberta, single-detached units increased by 30.3%, while apartment units, which comprised 42.1% of all units, decreased by 5.0%.