Common Questions

My landlord is threatening to evict me

The law says that your landlord can only evict you for certain reasons. In other words, your landlord can only evict you if there is cause. He/she must give you written notice that gives the reasons for the eviction and how you can challenge the eviction.

Note: The Residential Tenancy Act was amended on May 17, 2018. See the changes affecting notices to end tenancy for landlord use on the Residential Tenancy Branch website.

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Last reviewed July 2018 by the Clicklaw Editors and 
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