Residential Tenancies

Both tenants and landlords have specific rights and responsibilities in a tenancy. Make sure you’re renting the right way – access information and resources that will help you have a successful tenancy.   

Starting a Tenancy

Before renting a property, landlords and tenants should be familiar with the rules and regulations that govern how residential properties or units are rented in B.C.

During a Tenancy

What are your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, including information on rent increases, repairs and maintenance?

Forms

Find tenancy forms.

Tools and Resources

Discover publications and tools that will help you to understand your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant.

Contact Us

Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch for information, education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.

Residential Tenancy Branch

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