Landlords and tenants are encouraged to use this site to understand their rights and responsibilities.
The Residential Tenancy Branch can also help answer questions or provide dispute resolution services for problems that landlords and tenants can’t solve on their own.
Learn about your rights and responsiblities as a landlord or a tenant in B.C.
A tenancy begins when someone agrees to pay rent to occupy a property or unit owned by a landlord. Under the law, 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.