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Hamilton’s Housing starts

Type, location, and count of housing permits issued in Hamilton

2023 Housing Starts by Type

Hamilton Census Division

The Hamilton Census Division (CD) reported a total of 3,347 housing starts in 2023. The majority of these units, approximately 75.9%, were for apartment units. Row units represented approximately 16.6% of housing starts. Single detached homes only represented 6.8% of housing starts.

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2023 Housing Starts by Type
Housing Starts 2022ApartmentRowSingleSemi-Detached
Unit Count254255722622

Source: Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation

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2023 Housing Completions by Type

Hamilton Census Division

The Hamilton CMA reported 2,695 housing completions in 2023. The plurality of these completions (45.9%) were for apartment units. Row homes reflected more than one-quarter (27.4%) of completions. Single detached homes represented slightly less than one-fifth (19.1%) of completions.

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2023 Housing Completions by Type
Housing Starts 2022ApartmentRowSingleSemi-Detached
Unit Count254255722622

Source: Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation

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