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The Tenant Survival Guide

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in B.C.

Available in English (PDF 1.20MB), Chinese (PDF 2.15MB), and Spanish (PDF 1.46MB).

Resources for Homeowners

Whether you're buying, building, maintaining or selling your home, use these resources to guide you through the process.

Useful Contacts

Contact the B.C. Safety Authority.


Useful Contacts

Telephone:Lower Mainland: 604-660-1020
Victoria: 250-387-1602


B.C. is a great place to live. If you're looking to buy, rent, build, sell or maintain a home, the following information will help answer your questions.

Renting a Home

Being a Landlord

Buying or Selling a Home

Building a Home

Owning a Home

Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides information to landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities to help them have successful tenancies. The Residential Tenancy Branch also provides dispute resolution services when tenants and landlords can't resolve disputes on their own.