Burlington Housing Strategy

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Housing is a top priority in the City of Burlington. The City is doing a Housing Strategy to give current and future residents more housing options across our city. In January 2021, City Council endorsed the Burlington Housing Strategy Terms of Reference, directing staff to start work on the Housing Strategy.

The Housing Strategy is an opportunity to develop creative and innovative solutions for housing issues in Burlington that will build on and support the Region’s Housing Strategy.

To learn more, check out the City of Burlington’s Housing Strategy - Proposed Terms of Reference Staff Report.

Housing is a top priority in the City of Burlington. The City is doing a Housing Strategy to give current and future residents more housing options across our city. In January 2021, City Council endorsed the Burlington Housing Strategy Terms of Reference, directing staff to start work on the Housing Strategy.

The Housing Strategy is an opportunity to develop creative and innovative solutions for housing issues in Burlington that will build on and support the Region’s Housing Strategy.

To learn more, check out the City of Burlington’s Housing Strategy - Proposed Terms of Reference Staff Report.

  • Housing Strategy to be presented on June 7

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    City of Burlington staff will present its final Housing Strategy, Staff report and recommendation for approval of the Strategy to the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility Committee on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. for review and consideration by Burlington City Council. Those wishing to delegate at the meeting can complete the online delegation registration form or email the Office of the City Clerk at clerks@burlington.ca. by noon on Monday, June 6.

    The Housing Strategy sets out the long-term vision for housing in Burlington. The Strategy is built on a set of themes, a series of pathways for implementation and sets out 12 actions that contribute to moving closer to that overall vision for housing in Burlington. Once approved, the Housing Strategy project will move from strategy to action.

    Phase 1 Wrap-up

    The Housing Strategy project has two phases. If the Housing Strategy is approved by Committee and then Council on June 21, the delivery of the Housing Strategy will conclude Phase 1. Phase 2 will focus on implementing the Housing Strategy. Many of the actions will need more study and public input

  • May 12 Working Group Meeting agenda, action items and recording

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    The May 12 Working Group meeting agenda and action items and presentation are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.


  • May 2 Open House- presentation and recording

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    The May 2 Open House presentation and recording are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.


  • The City of Burlington is inviting residents and stakeholders to a final engagement opportunity on its Housing Strategy from April 19 until May 3.

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    The City is looking for your feedback on the draft Housing Strategy! There are lots of ways to get involved and give your feedback - take the online survey, attend one of our Virtual Open House on April 23, April 25 or May 2, or comment directly on the draft Housing Strategy document using our new online tool, Konveio. You can also host a Focus Group on the draft Housing Strategy with your network, or Meet with a Planner to share your comments. You can take the survey and comment using Konveio until May 3 at noon.

    All of this feedback will help the City as we completes our work on the Housing Strategy. We hope to give current and future residents more housing options across the city. The Housing Strategy is an chance to develop creative and innovative solutions for housing in Burlington, that build on and support the Halton Region’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy.

    The draft Housing Strategy:

    • outlines the vision for Housing in Burlington - the themes, actions and pathways to achieve actions.
    • outlines 13 actions which will move the City of Burlington closer to the vision for Housing in the City.
    • outlines the implementation plan for the actions based on what can be accomplished in the short, medium and long-term.

    City staff will use the feedback from the fourth and last round of engagement to finalize the Housing Strategy which will be presented to the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility Committee and Council in June.


  • April 25 Open House- presentation, Q &A and recording

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    The April 25 Open House presentation and Q & A are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.





  • April 21 Working Group Meeting agenda, action items and recording

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    The April 21 Working Group meeting agenda and action items and presentation are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.


  • April 11 Working Group Meeting agenda, action items and recording

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    The April 11 Working Group meeting agenda and action items and presentation are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.


  • March 31 Working Group Meeting agenda, action items and recording

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    The March 31 Working Group meeting agenda and action items and presentation are now available. They can also be found on this page in the document library. The recording of the meeting is now available. To enable the closed captioning, hover over the video and select the CC icon.



  • City of Burlington’s Housing Strategy Survey and Virtual Open Houses

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    Join a Burlington Housing Strategy Virtual Open House – April 23, 25 and May 2
    City staff will provide a project update, overview of the work completed to date and discuss the draft housing strategy. The focus of the Open Houses will be to discuss the recommended actions identified in the draft Housing Strategy. Stakeholders are encouraged to join the discussion, ask questions, share feedback and learn more about the Housing Strategy project.

    Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 1 p.m.

    • In partnership with Halton Multicultural Council
    • For residents who do not speak English or speak English as their second language
    • An opportunity to discuss the Housing Strategy in languages other than English
    • Sign up

    Monday, April 25, 2022 at 7 p.m. on Zoom

    Monday, May 2, 2022 at 7 p.m. on Zoom



  • Housing Strategy Virtual Open House

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    Housing Strategy Virtual Open House in partnership with Halton Multicultural Council

    Saturday, April 23, 1 to 3 p.m. on Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82131044455

    We want your feedback on the Draft Housing Strategy!

    The City of Burlington is working on a Housing Strategy to increase housing options for current and future residents. The Housing Strategy is a chance to develop and create innovative solutions for housing in Burlington that build on and support the of Halton Region’s Housing Strategy.

    Your feedback will help us finalize the Housing Strategy to present to City Council this June. This special event offers you the chance to learn about the Housing Strategy and to give feedback in languages other than English.

    To join us for this event, please register here.

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