TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian housing starts in September fell from the previous month as groundbreaking dropped by more than 9% on single-detached urban homes, data from the national housing agency showed on Tuesday.
The seasonally adjusted annualized rate of housing starts fell 2.5% to 221,202 units from a revised 226,871 units in August, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said. Economists had expected starts to fall to 214,500 units.
Reporting by Fergal Smith; Editing by David Goodman
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