Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.

It's the fourth month in a row that housing starts in the region were behind their pace from 2020.
Federal housing agency said the capital continues to grapple with a lack of supply despite a dip in the number of transactions over the summer compared with the previous year.
It's the third month in a row that new builds lagged behind their pace of a year ago.
Developers started work on 795 new dwellings across the region last month, a 19 per cent drop from a year earlier.
The decrease was primarily due to a relatively low number of multi-residential starts, which can fluctuate from month to month.
Big-box behemoth, whose Canadian subsidiary is headquartered on Hunt Club Road, posted revenues of $30.2 billion in 2020, up 6.6 per cent from a year earlier.
Local builders started work on 588 new units on the Quebec side of the river last month, accounting for the lion’s share of the year-over-year growth across the region.
Agency says resale housing market will “remain robust in 2021,” with average prices expected to reach up to $640,000 – nearly $110,000 above the 2020 average.
Developers in the National Capital Region broke ground on 1,196 new dwelling units last month, up from 634 in March 2020, agency says.
Builders started work on just 754 new units last month, down from 1,178 in February 2020, the housing agency reported Monday.