Activity varied from market to market, but overall, sales were down in Ontario for both resale and new construction. With that in mind, we want to take a look at a few more housing moves the government made this year, which will surely impact 2019.
This is it - my final article of the year. As I look back on 2018, there are many highlights, but also a few lowlights. Without further ado, I’d like you to join me in my reflection of the year and the new home industry.
The Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis released a new study recently, reporting how the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area will be impacted by the lack of missing middle housing and the potential effects of the new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal system.
The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report, recommending the testing of 3D printed housing in northern climates to see if the construction process is an affordable and realistic option for remote and Indigenous communities.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation recently announced that since 2016 nearly 1 million people across the country have benefitted from the federal government's investments in building more affordable housing.
Alberta will soon be home to a new shipping container community, designed to address the need for more affordable housing in rural communities. There are plans in place to roll out these shipping container communities in other areas across the country.