BC Residential Tenancy Branch

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. They provide information on your rights and responsibilities under British Columbia's Residential Tenancy Act and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.

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An overview of the provisions of the Residential Tenancy Act, with sections on the start of the tenancy, during the tenancy, and ending the tenancy.
Also available in: Chinese (traditional), French, Punjabi
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This booklet provides a summary of the key features of the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act and how they affect landlords and tenants in manufactured home parks in British Columbia.
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Information about entering into a tenancy for landlords and tenants. Covers topics such as the tenancy agreement, security deposits, moving in, protection from discrimination, and protection of personal information. ...
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Landlords are required to prepare a written agreement for every tenancy. Even if a landlord doesn't prepare one, the standard terms of a tenancy agreement still apply. Read more about what should be included and ...
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A landlord may request that a tenant pay a security deposit at the beginning of a tenancy. You can use the Deposit Interest Calculator to calculate the interest owing on security deposits.
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This brochure highlights the key rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Available in multiple languages, it covers rights & responsibilities at the beginning of the tenancy, during the tenancy, and ...
Also available in: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), French, Japanese, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Vietnamese
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Forms are grouped by topic: starting a tenancy, rent increases, dispute resolution, dispute resolution decisions and orders, ending a tenancy, and condition inspection. Forms listed alphabetically and by number are also ...
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Information for landlords & tenants about their rights & responsibilities during a tenancy. Covers topics such as rent increases, repairs, landlord's access to rental properties, possession of the rental unit, quiet ...
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Has information on how to apply for dispute resolution, where to file the application, and how and when to schedule a hearing. It also has information about forms and fees.
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Describes what you can do to resolve landlord/tenant problems. Includes some communication tips, a searchable database of past decisions made by Dispute Resolution Officers, information about dispute resolution from ...
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