Home starts steady
Housing construction remains steady in the North Okanagan.
There were seven housing starts in Vernon in February compared to nine during the same month in 2012.
Of those seven starts, four were single-detached units and three were multiple units.
Year-to-date, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports there have been 31 starts in Vernon. That is up from 25 during the first two months of 2012.