Kelowna housing starts up
Housing starts were up in Kelowna during March compared to the same month last year.
According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, there were 44 new housing starts in the Kelowna area last month while there were 31 in March of 2011.
Single detached homes seem to be the focus of new home construction which totaled 82 units in 2012 while 66 were started during the same three month period last year.
Total housing starts for the year are just slightly down compared to 2011.