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Housing market still struggling for momentum

The housing market was soft in May, with sales and prices edging down, but we expect conditions to improve over the rest of the year as the Bank of Canada cuts interest rates further and mortgage rates decline. Developers continue to shrug off the weakness of home sales, with housing starts rising to a seven-month high in May, although downside risks remain.   

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