‘Housing Starts’ Highlights from September 2022

The following information was released on October 18, 2022. To find more information from this dataset, click here for the full release.

  • Nova Scotia’s housing starts (seasonally adjusted annualized rate) totalled 3,814 units in September 2022, down 34.5% from the revised estimate of 5,826 units in August 2022.
    • Housing starts in Halifax slowed to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 953 units in September 2022.
    • Outside of Halifax, housing starts were up to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 2,861 units.

* The recent decrease in the 6 month moving average for starts is concentrated among multiple dwelling units. The growth and decline in single dwelling unit starts was more moderate.