September Housing Starts On Pace

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Sarnia area housing starts for the month of September are right on pace with last year.

CMHC market analyst Erica McLerie says work started on 14 single family homes last month, compared to 12 and two semi-detached last September.

Year to date totals are also up. McLerie says the first nine months of the year saw work start on 134 homes compared to 105 in 2013.

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