Sarnia Housing Starts Doubled In May

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Work started on another 20 single family homes in Sarnia last month.

That compares to 10 last May, up 100 per cent.

CMHC market analyst Erica McLerie says the upward trend is expected to continue.

Starts to date this year are 52, up from 37 in the first five months of last year.

The monthly statistics cover Sarnia, St.Clair Township and Point Edward.