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Posted on 11/2/2023
OTTAWA – November 2, 2023 – The 2023 Q3 Housing Marketing Index (HMI) was released by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today, and the outlook is dim for Canada’s housing supply. The HMI for single- and multi-family construction fell in
Posted on 9/14/2023
OTTAWA – September 14, 2023 – The federal government’s move today to waive the GST on purpose-built rental addresses a long-standing issue that has prevented the construction of more rental housing for decades. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association
Posted on 8/9/2023
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) released the 2023 Q2 Housing Marketing Index (HMI) today, which saw both single- and multi-family indexes remain low but increase slightly once again this quarter, improving from the lows recorded in Q4
Posted on 7/12/2023
As the Bank of Canada continues to raise interest rates to fight inflation, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is calling on the federal government to implement policies to help counter the effects that rising interest rates are having on
Posted on 5/30/2023
Today’s release of the 2023 Q1 Housing Marketing Index (HMI) coming from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association indicates that builder confidence is still low but has slightly risen, as high interest rates and prices keep many prospective buyers on
Posted on 5/29/2023
Today, Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced $1.3 million in funding to CHBA over five years to accelerate the uptake of innovative technologies f
Posted on 4/21/2023
Today the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is recognizing CHBA Members Minto Communities GTA and Metropia for the first Net Zero Home qualified under CHBA’s Net Zero Home Labelling Program, located in Markham’s highly sought-after Union Vil
Posted on 3/28/2023
Budget 2023 reinforced all of the housing commitments from last year’s budget—a budget many referred to as “the housing budget”—without much in the way of new actions for this year. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) was pleased that the
Posted on 3/17/2023
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) welcomed many measures announced in today’s release of the details of the federal Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF), particularly those supporting and encouraging municipalities to facilitate more market-ra
Posted on 3/15/2023
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has released the 2023 Canadian Home Buyer Preferences, a publication and data set from the annual CHBA Home Buyer Preference Survey, a nationwide market research study powered by Avid Ratings Canada. The
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