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

Note: See the "Evictions for unpaid rent" and "Restrictions on the one month Notice to End Tenancy for Cause" sections on COVID-19 and tenancies. On March 1, 2021, the provincial government announced several changes it is proposing to the Residential Tenancy Act that would be effective July 1, 2021. The proposed changes aim to provide more protection for tenants, including protection from renovictions.

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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