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.
July 25, 2023

Creation of municipal housing authority to advance action on housing in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby will host a virtual public information session on August 15.
July 24, 2023

City invites community members to share their voice on additional housing choices

The City of Burnaby is seeking input from community members on additional housing choices coming to Burnaby through the Housing Choices Program.
June 22, 2023

City of Burnaby proposes creating municipal housing authority

The Burnaby Housing Authority would help more residents find affordable housing in Burnaby
June 13, 2023

Burnaby launches Mayor’s Task Force on Unsheltered Community Members

To achieve the vision of creating a community where homelessness is rare, brief and one time, the City of Burnaby has launched a new task force, bringing together other levels of government, experts and community stakeholders.
November 4, 2022

City of Burnaby strengthens protections for renters

Burnaby, BC – The City of Burnaby is taking action to ensure Burnaby tenants continue to enjoy some of the strongest protections in the country, after approving new provisions to the City’s Tenant Assistance Policy (TAP).