What Every Landlord and Tenant Needs to Know

This brochure highlights the key rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Available in multiple languages, it covers rights & responsibilities at the beginning of the tenancy, during the tenancy, and when the tenancy ends.

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BC Residential Tenancy Branch
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January 2010 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

Also available in:

Arabic (PDF)
Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
Chinese (traditional) (PDF)
French (PDF)
Japanese (PDF)
Portuguese (PDF)
Punjabi (PDF)
Russian (PDF)
Spanish (PDF)
Tagalog/Filipino (PDF)
Vietnamese (PDF)

resource type
tenants, landlords, tenancy agreement, security deposits, condition inspection report, renting, paying rent, repairs, giving notice