QFREB News > Decrease in Housing Starts in Québec in September 2018

According to preliminary data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 4,171 housing starts in Québec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants in September 2018. This represents a 16 per cent drop compared to September of last year. The Sherbrooke (+217 per cent) and Saguenay (+76 per cent) Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) registered the largest increases while the Québec City (-37 per cent) and Montréal (-22 per cent) CMAs registered the largest decreases.

To learn more: CMHC’s official news release