Housing Starts Show Wilds Swings In Windsor Area

The construction industry in the Windsor area is seeing huge swings in housing starts.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation tracks the data nationwide.

March starts in the Windsor area dropped close to 70% compared to March 2017.

That compares to an increase in starts in February of over 100 % compared to the previous February.

In March, 30 houses were started compared to 97 the previous year.

February starts went from 35 in 2017 to 71 this year.

Starts fell 42% from February to March.

Nationally, housing starts slipped about 3% from February to March this year.