July 2, 2024

Zoning Bylaw changes permitting small-scale multi-unit housing in Burnaby now in effect

Changes to the Zoning Bylaw, which came into effect July 1, 2024, meet a requirement of new provincial housing regulations
June 27, 2024

City of Burnaby selects directors of new Burnaby Housing Authority

The City of Burnaby has selected 10 directors to lead the Burnaby Housing Authority (BHA), a unique municipal corporation which will help accelerate the creation of non-market housing in Burnaby.
June 11, 2024

City amends Zoning Bylaw to permit higher residential densities throughout Burnaby

The City is amending its Zoning Bylaw to align Burnaby’s residential land use regulations with new provincial requirements that come into effect July 1, 2024.
May 13, 2024

Burnaby residents returning to new homes at old rents

For the first time in Burnaby, tenants are returning to a redeveloped building at the same rent they were paying before, as the first project to include replacement rental units under Burnaby’s innovative Rental Use Zoning Policy reaches completion.
March 7, 2024

Burnaby leading the way in the creation of the rental housing our residents need

The City of Burnaby continues to be a leader among municipalities in the creation of new rental housing and is on track to achieve its rental housing needs ahead of schedule.
January 10, 2024

City to activate Emergency Warming Centre

The City of Burnaby will activate an overnight warming centre at 7320 Buller Avenue on January 11, providing extra capacity for vulnerable people to take shelter from winter weather.
January 8, 2024

Provincial housing legislation will affect Burnaby

In November 2023, the Provincial Government enacted legislation that will significantly change housing throughout British Columbia, including in Burnaby.
November 2, 2023

City Hall cutting red tape to process building permits faster than ever

A new process for residential single and two-family dwelling building permits at Burnaby City Hall has drastically reduced wait times for applicants, as the City of Burnaby continues to overhaul its development approvals processes to better serve residents and businesses.
October 17, 2023

Burnaby seeking people to serve on Burnaby Housing Authority Board

The City is seeking qualified individuals to shape the development of local housing solutions by serving on the Board of Directors for the newly established Burnaby Housing Authority (BHA).
September 12, 2023

Burnaby approves Laneway Homes and Secondary Suites in Semi-Detached Homes

On September 18, the City of Burnaby will begin accepting applications for laneway homes and secondary suites in semi-detached homes.