CMHC

construction housing starts trend

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.
Housing market concept

Canadian Apartment Magazine

CMHC delivers results for Q1 2018

CMHC released its Q1 2018 financial report in late May, recapping its contributions to the Canadian housing markets and support to Canadians in housing need.
Horizon North

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canadian housing starts trend stable in March

According to CMHC, March 2018 delivered stable housing starts with 226,842 units compared to 225,804 units in February.
rental housing loan fund

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Federal budget boosts rental housing loan fund

The 2018 federal budget commits $1.25 billion over three years to the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, providing low-cost 10-year loans for municipalities, not-for-profit and private sector developers.
toronto_condos

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Non-resident ownership of condo apartments remains low

According to a new report from CMHC, the share of condominium apartments owned by non-residents remains low in the 17 Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) surveyed.
apartment market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rental supply shortages fuel demand

According to CMHC's 2017 Rental Market Survey, the average vacancy rate for purpose-built rental apartment units across Canada decreased from 3.7 per cent in October 2016 to 3.0 per cent in October 2017.
affordable housing

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.
energy efficiency national housing strategy

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.
borrowers

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.
rental housing

REMI Network

Rental housing complex breaks ground in Saskatoon

Construction has started on a new 26-unit affordable rental housing project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
housing starts

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.
problematic conditions

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.”
federal budget

CondoBusiness

Funds in federal budget to close gaps in housing data

The 2017 federal budget released last week allocates funds to shedding light on blind spots in national housing data.
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.
inclusionary zoning new home sales TREB government fees

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.
foreign ownership

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.
construction-skilled-trades-gap

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.