August housing starts decrease in Saskatoon

By Thomas Piller, Global News September 10, 2013 - SASKATOON - Housing starts in Saskatoon were down in August when compared to the previous month, according to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) preliminary numbers. July’s starts were at 371 units while Saskatoon’s census metropolitan area (CMA) generated 288 units last month.

In August, there were 138 new single detached homes started along with 150 multiple family units in the Bridge City.

Regina’s CMA housing starts were at 390 units last month.

CMHC’s preliminary housing starts for Canada in August were at 14,318, compared to 18,193 units in August, 2012.

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