March was another slow month for housing construction in Grande Prairie.
According to figures from Canada Mortgage and Housing, 17 new housing starts were recorded in the city, compared to 22 in March of last year.
There were also no multiple family units built last month, a decrease from the nine built in the same month last year.
The total number of housing starts to date this year is under half of what it was through the first three months of last year.
Only 46 homes have been built this year, compared to 101 at this point last year.