Community Services & Programs

What is Crime Free Multi-Housing?


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The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program (CFMH) is a solution oriented crime prevention initiative designed specifically to help apartment owners, managers, residents, police and other agencies work together to keep illegal and nuisance activity off rental property.
Its unique three phases is resident friendly and effective in reducing the incidence of crime in multi-unit apartment communities.

Phase 1:  

Resident managers and/or owners attend a one day seminar presented by the Police in partnership with the BC Crime Prevention Association. Cost is $75.

Topics include:

Phase 2:  

The rental properties must meet minimum security standards. A representative from the Burnaby RCMP will conduct a security evaluation of the property and make recommendations. The following minimum standards must be met before advancing:

Phase 3:

The owner/manager will host an annual safety social for the residents. A representative from the RCMP will attend to provide crime prevention tips and encourage community involvement.

Following the completion of all three phases the management will earn the privilege to post signs and use the CFMH logo for marketing purposes.

For more information about the Program and upcoming seminars visit or contact the Burnaby RCMP Crime Prevention Unit at or 604-646-9811.

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