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Jul 25City hall will be closed for the BC Day holiday

Vancouver City Hall will be closed for the BC Day holiday on Monday, August 7. We will reopen on Tuesday, August 8 at 8:30am.

Housing Vancouver 2026

Jul 25City quadruples housing targets for purpose-built rental homes

We plan to enable 72,000 new homes for residents of Vancouver over ten years, with a major delivery of new social, supportive, and rental housing.

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Jul 24VAHA seeks partners to build nearly 900 new rental homes throughout Vancouver

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to develop nearly 900 units of new affordable rental housing on seven City-owned sites. VAHA will lease the land to partners to build, fund and operate these new rental developments.

Mayor Gregor Robertson at a press conference about a proposed pilot project to require 20% of homes in new rental buildings in Oakridge Municipal Town Centre to be long-term affordable

Jul 23New approach to explore deeper affordability in new rental apartments

The proposed pilot at Oakridge Municipal Town Centre would require 20% of homes in new rental buildings to be long-term affordable.

Sea to Sky mural for Canada 150+

Jul 22City unveils new Indigenous murals as part of Canada 150+ program

We commissioned six paint and print murals created by Indigenous artists and artist teams, as part of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation.

Chief Sparrow from Musqueam Nation, H. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Karen Joseph from Reconciliation Canada

Jul 22The Drum is Calling Festival officially opens

The nine-day festival takes place from July 22-30 and will showcase an array of traditional and cutting-edge Indigenous arts, culture, and music.

Burrard Bridge

Jul 21Sidewalk work underway to return pedestrians to east side of Burrard Bridge

Starting Monday, July 24, City crews will return to the Burrard Street and Cornwall intersection to make curb adjustments as part of returning access to the east side of the bridge for people walking.

Jul 21Safety improvements to begin at Knight and SE Marine interchange

Construction at the Knight Street and SE Marine interchange will begin Sunday, July 30.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Jul 21City seeks approval for $600,000 in funding to assist with overdose crisis

This funding will help groups on the front lines of the opioid crisis to address key needs found through consultation and public safety data monitoring.

Chief Planner Gil Kelley speaks to the media about housing options for single-family neighbourhoods while Mayor Gregor Robertson watches

Jul 21City proposes new incentives to deliver more housing options in single-family neighbourhoods

The changes would allow duplexes, coach homes, laneway, and other infill options – to rent and own – in Vancouver's low-density neighbourhoods.

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