Residential Tenancies

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.  

Quick tips for landlords and tenants

Search Past Residential Tenancies Decisions

Solution Explorer

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.

Changes to Tenancy Laws

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.

Starting a Tenancy

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.

During a Tenancy

What are your rights and responsibilities during a tenancy, including information on rent increases, repairs and maintenance?

Solving Problems

What to do when problems occur during a tenancy.

Calculators & Resources

Discover publications and tools that will help you to understand your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant.


Find tenancy forms.

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A site map listing all the residential tenancies pages and subpages.