Residential Tenancy Act: A Guide for Landlords and Tenants in British Columbia

An overview of the provisions of the Residential Tenancy Act, with sections on the start of the tenancy, during the tenancy, and ending the tenancy.

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residential tenancy, entering into a tenancy, tenancy agreement, security deposits, pet damage deposit, condition inspection report, paying rent, rent increases, repairs, end of tenancy, dispute resolution