Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Tarion

CondoBusiness

National housing starts trend down in July

The national trend in housing starts declined slightly to 219,988 units in July 2018, down from 221,738 units in June 2018, according to CMHC.
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CondoBusiness

National housing market remains highly vulnerable: CMHC

Canada’s overall housing market remains highly vulnerable, mostly due to evidence of overvaluation and price acceleration, finds CMHC.
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Canadian Property Management

Financing the Future: $3.75 Billion in Loans to Build Rental Housing

Having a stable supply of rental housing is critical to our nation’s housing future. That’s where the Rental Construction Financing Initiative comes in.
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CondoBusiness

National housing starts trend down in May

The trend in housing starts was 216,362 units in May 2018, down from 225,481 units in April 2018, reports Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Focus on Affordable Housing

First National's Daniel Bragagnolo discusses the financing complexities of affordable housing and the advantages of CMHC's new Flex Program.
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CondoBusiness

National Housing Strategy Roundtable seeks expert input

Housing experts and stakeholders recently met with Minister Duclos at a National Housing Strategy Expert Roundtable in Ottawa on October 5.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Why CMHC’s policy changes are positive for borrowers

This summer, the CMHC rolled out a series of policy changes that have changed the game for mortgage loan insurance for multi-unit residential properties.
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CondoBusiness

National housing starts trend higher in April

Housing starts are trending upward at 213,768 units in April 2017, compared to 210,702 units in March, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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CondoBusiness

Problematic market conditions persist: CMHC

Despite showing some signs of improvement, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation continues to hold the overall rating of the nation’s housing market at “strong evidence of problematic conditions.”
Hamilton

CondoBusiness

GTA home prices have spillover effect in surrounding cities

Due to climbing home prices in the GTA, CMHC reports that home prices in surrounding urban centres are also increasing in a spillover effect.
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CondoBusiness

National home price growth remains inflated: CMHC

According to CMHC’s latest Housing Market Assessment (HMA), national home price growth increased by seven per cent year-over-year at the end of Q3-2016.
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CondoBusiness

Foreign ownership low in major urban centres: CMHC

The share of foreign ownership in condominium apartments located in Canada’s major urban centres remains low, according to a new CMHC report.
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CondoBusiness

Canadian housing starts trend higher in September

In September, the trend measure of housing starts was 199,503 units, compared to 196,465 in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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CondoBusiness

Home renovation spending in Ontario is set to increase

Homeowners in Ontario are set to increase renovation spending, according to the latest Housing Market Insight from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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CondoBusiness

Canadian housing starts trend lower in August

The trend measure of housing starts in Canada was 195,640 units in August, down from 201,379 in July, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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CondoBusiness

CMHC generates $338-mil in net income for Q2

CMHC’s recent Q2 financial results stated that during the last quarter, it generated $338 million in net income from its mortgage loan and other programs.
Ottawa

CondoBusiness

Ottawa housing starts continue downward trend

Housing starts in the Ottawa CMA were trending at 4,475 units in July, down from 4,533 units in June, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.