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.
Changes to tenancy laws, including amendments that limit the use of vacate clauses in fixed-term tenancy agreements and that limit rent increases between agreements with the same tenant take effect December 11, 2017. Learn more.
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.
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.
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.
Discover publications and tools that will help you to understand your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant.
A site map listing all the residential tenancies pages and subpages.