Housing and Tenancy

Popular Topics

Renting a Home

Learn about renting in B.C. and how to solve tenancy problems.

Living in a Strata

Strata properties (condos and more) are a popular housing choice in B.C.

Home Owner Grant

The Home Owner Grant can reduce the amount of property tax you pay each year for your home.

Services and Information Topics

Residential Tenancies

Most tenancies are protected by law, and both tenants and landlords have specific rights and responsibilities. Make sure you’re renting the right way.

Strata Housing

Do you live in strata housing or own strata property? Learn more about strata housing including the role of the strata council, budgets and bylaws.

Owning a Home

Information about owning a home in B.C. including home owner grants, property taxes, assessments, repair and maintenance and more. 

Seniors Housing

There are many housing options for seniors and older adults in B.C.

Social Housing

Learn about the wide range of subsidized housing and rental assistance options in the province. 

Local Governments

Learn about some of the affordable housing tools and resources available to local governments. 

Building or Renovating

Find resources you may need when building or renovating your home, including info about permits, zoning & improving energy efficiency. 

Buying and Selling

Information on the Homeowner Protection Office, home inspectors, first time home buyers’ property transfer tax exemption and more.          

BC Building Code

BC Building Code

Learn about the BC Building Code which applies to building construction & renovation.

BC Building Code

First Time Home Buyer?

First Time Home Buyer?

You may be able to reduce the amount of tax you pay when you buy your first home.

First Time Home Buyers' Program

Safety Standards

Safety Standards

Learn about safety for electrical, gas, and other technical equipment.

Safety Standards

News

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British Columbians support tougher distracted driving penalties

At the halfway point of B.C.'s distracted driving consultation, it's clear that British Columbians are very concerned about this dangerous behaviour and would support tougher penalties to curb it.

At the halfway point of B.C.'s distracted driving consultation, it's clear that British Columbians are very concerned about this dangerous behaviour and would support tougher penalties to curb it.

Tuesday June 30, 2015

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