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My landlord is threatening to evict me
Last reviewed in July 2021 by the Clicklaw Editors.

Note: As of July 1, 2021, if a landlord wants to end a tenancy for extensive renovations or repairs, they need to apply for an Order of Possession from the Residential Tenancy Branch. Find out more about the process and your rights as a tenant.

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. They must give you written notice that gives the reasons for the eviction and how you can challenge the eviction.

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