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The annual rent increase amount for 2022 will be 1.5%. Annual rent increase notices must have an effective date no earlier than January 1, 2022.
Landlords are required to prepare a written agreement for every tenancy. Even if a landlord doesn't prepare one, renters are protected.
Effective July 1, 2021, changes to the residential tenancy legislation now require landlords to apply to the Residential Tenancy Branch to end tenancies for renovations or repairs.
The Residential Tenancy Branch provides information and dispute resolution services for residential tenancies.
Are you a new landlord or thinking of becoming one?
When the Residential Tenancy Act and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act and Regulation are amended it is important that landlords and tenants understand how these changes affect their rights and obligations.
The Compliance and Enforcement Unit (CEU) ensures compliance the residential tenancy laws of BC. When a landlord or tenant has seriously and deliberately not followed BC tenancy laws, the CEU may investigate and issue administrative monetary penalties.
What are your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, including information on rent increases, repairs and maintenance?
Learn about ending a tenancy in B.C.
Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch for information, education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.