Videos

Short Videos on Important Tenancy Topics

  • Condition Inspections:  Condition inspections help protect both the landlord and tenant and are tied to security and pet damage deposits. Conditions inspections document damage to the unit and any repairs needed.
  • Deposits:  Get information on security deposits and pet damage deposits in British Columbia. Learn the deposit limit, when landlords can ask for a deposit and when landlords must return deposits.
  • Landlord Access:  When can a landlord enter a rental unit? Learn the rules for landlord’s access to rental units in British Columbia. After watching this video, you’ll understand what notice is required and when landlords can enter units.
  • Manufactured Home Park Tenancies:  Get information on manufactured home park tenancies in British Columbia and how these are different from residential tenancies. Learn about park rules, assignments, obligations for repair, restrictions on landlord’s access and allowable annual rent increases.

Solution Explorer:  Discover the Residential Tenancy Branch's Solution Explorer. Find out how to use this tool that will help you learn 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.

  • Condition Inspections:  Condition inspections help protect both the landlord and tenant and are tied to security and pet damage deposits. Conditions inspections document damage to the unit and any repairs needed.
  • Deposits:  Get information on security deposits and pet damage deposits in British Columbia. Learn the deposit limit, when landlords can ask for a deposit and when landlords must return deposits.
  • Early End of a Fixed-Term Tenancy in Special Circumstances:  British Columbia has amended its tenancy laws to allow families affected by domestic violence and individuals unable to live on their own anymore to end a fixed-term lease. Find out how it works here.
  • Apply Online:  Are you filing for dispute resolution to resolve a tenancy dispute in British Columbia? Learn how to apply online from the comfort of your home. Find out what you need to get started and the steps for applying.
  • Hearings:  Sometimes landlords and tenants experience conflict with each other.  If they are unable to resolve the issue on their own, they can apply for dispute resolution.  Watch this video to understand how the dispute resolution hearing process works when an arbitrator makes a decision for the two parties.
  • Settlements:  Sometimes landlords and tenant have  settlement discussions during a dispute resolution hearing.  A settlement discussion is when an arbitrator helps the two parties decide on an agreement.  This video describes what you could expect during a settlement discussion.

 

The content on this website is periodically reviewed and updated by the Province of British Columbia as per the date noted on each page: September 23, 2017.

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