Important! Changes to the Residential Tenancy Act affecting notices to end tenancy for landlord use came into force May 17 2018. Learn More.
Beginning August 29:
The Residential Tenancy Branch will be closed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the last Wednesday of each month (including phone and email service). The office will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (including phone and email service).
Correction: Notices of Dispute Resolution Proceedings generated between September 25 and November 9, 2017 contain an incorrect Vancouver local dial-in phone number. Please use the TOLL FREE number stated on the Notice to access your hearing.
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.
Do you have a tenancy problem? Use this tool to find helpful information, resources and template letters specific to your tenancy problem. Find out what you need to resolve your dispute and whether you may have a valid dispute resolution claim or if you need to take additional steps.
The Residential Tenancy Act was amended on May 17 2018. It is important that landlords and tenants understand how these changes affect their rights and obligations.
What are your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, including information on rent increases, repairs and maintenance?