New Home Registry Report In Around Town

November 28, 2019

According to the BC Housing New Home Registry statistics, the number of newly registered homes and multi-units from January to October 2018 vs 2019 has increased by 30% (983 vs 1278 units). Overall, a 59 unit decrease in single-family homes (sf) has been offset by 354 new multi-family units (Port Alberni, Tofino, Powell River and Campbell River).

BC Housing is reporting the number of newly registered homes and multi-family units has has increased year-over-year by by 30%.

Multi-family (mu) is described as any attached units, including Duplexes to Condominiums.   

January to October 2019 vs 2018

Alberni-Clayoquot101 sf, 170 mu102 sf, 44 mu
Comox Valley247 sf, 214 mu304 sf, 218 mu
Mt Waddington11 sf4 sf
Powell River58 sf, 86 mu57 sf, 16 mu
Strathcona105 sf, 286 mu114 sf,124 mu

Across B.C, the number of single-family builds are down from by 23% while multi-units are up by 5% with over 35 % of this year’s multi-units representing rental units.  For more details, visit

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