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GOHBA / PMA Brethour Ottawa New Home Sales Report

February 20, 2024

GOHBA / PMA Brethour Ottawa New Home Sales Report January brings a rise in new home sales!   OTTAWA – Newly released data on new home sales in January reveals a significant increase, surpassing the figures recorded in the same period of 2023 by an impressive 140 per cent. The most recent Greater Ottawa New…

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Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association Applauds Federal Funding Injection Of 176m For Housing Construction In Ottawa

February 12, 2024

Ottawa– The Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) enthusiastically welcomes the federal government’s commitment of $176 million in funding toward new home construction as a significant step in addressing the housing crisis both in Ottawa and across the country. GOHBA was pleased to see the Honourable Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development…

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GOHBA Announces Nominees for Special Achievement Awards 2023

February 6, 2024

OTTAWA – The Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association is pleased to announce the nominees for the prestigious Special Achievement Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions and excellence in the local home building community. The nominees for the following awards have been selected based on their exemplary performance and dedication: Colonel Boss Award – GOHBA Member of the…

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GOHBA / PMA Brethour Ottawa New Home Sales Report

January 17, 2024

GOHBA / PMA Brethour Ottawa New Home Sales Report December new home sales year-over-year improved, but 2023 overall down from year prior OTTAWA – New data shows 140 new homes were sold in the nation’s capital in December, more than doubling a low of just 62 in 2022, but the year ends far from where numbers…

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GOHBA / PMA Brethour Ottawa New Home Sales Report

December 20, 2023

New home sales quadrupled in November following low reported in 2022 OTTAWA – The latest numbers on new home sales across the Capital Region show a large increase of 318 per cent compared to a low recorded in November of last year. Despite the annual increase, the figure represents a 25 per cent drop from…

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Ottawa Home Builders Hope Federal Fall Economic Statement Sets the Stage for Further Action on Housing  

November 22, 2023

OTTAWA – With the release of the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement (FES), federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland appears to be setting the stage for more action to come to improve housing affordability and supply, both in Ottawa and across the country, says the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA). “As expected, the FES mostly…

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40th GOHBA Housing Design Awards Gala – Winners Announced

November 6, 2023

40th GOHBA Housing Design Awards Gala – Winners Announced The Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) recently celebrated a momentous occasion as it marked the 40th edition of the Housing Design Awards Gala. This annual event has become a cherished tradition in the Ottawa area recognizing and honoring the best in housing design and innovation…

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Ottawa Home Builders Welcome Provincial

November 2, 2023

Ottawa Home Builders Welcome Provincial Moves to Help Get More Homes Built OTTAWA – Today, the Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) welcomed the 2023 Ontario Fall Economic Statement (FES), titled Building A Strong Ontario Together, which contained measures that will help pave the way for the construction of more places to live, namely new…

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Home Builders warn that provincial policy reversal will worsen Ottawa’s housing affordability and supply crisis

October 23, 2023

The Greater Ottawa Home Builder’s Association (GOHBA) is concerned about the housing affordability and supply crisis facing the Nation’s Capital, particularly in light of the Ontario Government’s decision to reverse changes it made to Ottawa’s Official Plan, announced today.   “We need to ensure that residents of Ottawa, now and in the future, have a…

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