New Home Registry Report In Around Town
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).
Multi-family (mu) is described as any attached units, including Duplexes to Condominiums.
January to October 2019 vs 2018
|Alberni-Clayoquot||101 sf, 170 mu||102 sf, 44 mu|
|Comox Valley||247 sf, 214 mu||304 sf, 218 mu|
|Mt Waddington||11 sf||4 sf|
|Powell River||58 sf, 86 mu||57 sf, 16 mu|
|Strathcona||105 sf, 286 mu||114 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 https://www.bchousing.org/research-centre.
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