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Vernon housing starts decrease
Housing construction remains slow in the Vernon area.
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports there were 11 housing starts in April, down 52 per cent from 23 starts during the same month in 2010.
Of the 11 starts, all of them were single-detached units compared to 19 in April 2010.
There were four multi-family units during the same month last year.
Year-to-date, there have been 31 total starts in Vernon, a 59 per cent decrease from 76 units during the first four months of 2010.