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An eviction occurs when a landlord legally forces a tenant to move out of a rental unit. If your landlord wants to evict you, they must give you an approved notice with an acceptable reason for eviction according to the Residential Tenancy Act.

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eviction, notice to end tenancy, eviction notice, landlords, tenants, renting, renters, rent