Analysis of national and provincial trends in housing affordability and developments in major metropolitan housing markets.

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Housing Affordability

Toughest time ever to afford a home as soaring interest costs keep raising the bar

April 2, 2024

High interest rates propelled ownership costs to new summit in the fourth quarter of 2023: A household earning a median income needed to spend a staggering 63.5% of it to cover the costs of owning an average home at market price.

Monthly Housing Market Update

Mixed start to the spring housing market

April 12, 2024

March brought a mixed bag of activity to Canada’s housing market. Resales continued to linger around February levels at the national level—still softer than activity that took place pre-pandemic.

Special Housing Reports

The Great Rebuild
Seven ways to fix Canada’s housing shortage

April 8, 2024

Too many Canadians are struggling to find a home they can afford—making housing the defining issue of this country’s politics and economics.

Home Resale and Price Forecast

RBC's projections for the housing market in Canada and the provinces

Home Resale and Price Forecast

Older Reports

Monthly Housing Market Update

An analysis of the latest data and developments in Canada’s housing market.

Special Housing Reports