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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This information sheet provides an overview of information about pets, such as pet clauses in a tenancy agreement, changing a tenancy agreement, pet damage deposits, and problems with pets. Includes references to ...
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Information about when a tenancy ends. Covers topics such as giving notice, claims for damages or loss, moving out, returning deposits, pets, items left behind, ending a tenancy in special circumstances, and changing ...
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Information about dispute resolution process. The sidebar navigation guides you through topics such as applying for dispute resolution, direct request, scheduling a hearing, serving notices, preparing for your hearing, ...
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This information sheet provides an overview of information about rent, such as amount of rent, paying rent, forms of payment, unpaid rent or utilities, co-tenants, withholding rents, and rent increases. Includes ...
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Find deadlines or calculations for tenancies under the RTA: interest on security deposits, the last date a landlord must return the tenant's security or pet damage deposit(s), when a landlord can increase rent and the ...
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Watch this video to find out the three easy steps for landlords & tenants to file for dispute resolution online.
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The Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB) hears all disputes between landlords and tenants under the RTA and the MHPTA. A dispute resolution hearing is a quasi-judicial proceeding. The RTB may hear monetary claims up to ...
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