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Common Questions

How much can my rent increase by every year?
Landlords can raise rent once every 12 months by providing three months’ notice on an approved form. Each year, the amount a landlord can legally raise rent changes. The allowable percentage is 4% in 2018 and will be 2.5% in 2019.

Good starting points include:

Need more help?

  • Tenant Info Line, by TRAC, provides information, referrals and help for tenants dealing with residential tenancy law matters.

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Last reviewed September 2018 by the Clicklaw Editors and TRAC

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