Residential Tenancy Branch: Starting a Tenancy

Information about entering into a tenancy for landlords and tenants. Covers topics such as the tenancy agreement, security deposits, moving in, protection from discrimination, and protection of personal information. Includes links to laws & regulations and forms.

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residential tenancy, tenancy agreement, entering into a tenancy, security deposits, pet damage deposit, condition inspection report, discrimination in renting property