Both landlords and renters have specific rights in a tenancy. Access information and resources that will help you have a successful tenancy.
Effective January 1, 2020, the annual allowable rent increase will be 2.6%.
News release: Maximum allowable rent increase set for 2020
Landlords are required to prepare a written agreement for every tenancy. Even if a landlord doesn't prepare one, renters are protected.
Try to solve the problem yourself, first.
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 and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act and Regulation were recently amended. 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?
What to do when problems occur during a tenancy.
Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch for information, education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.
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.