Tenancy & Housing


The Residential Tenancy Act is the law that govern tenancies in British Columbia.

The Residential Tenancy Act also outlines the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords. It is regulated by the Residential Tenancy Branch who also provide services such as:

  • Hosting tenancy hearings
  • Legal information related to tenancy
  • Online tools such as rental increase calculators
  • Help with online application for dispute resolution
  • Policy Guidelines

Please see our related videos and answers to commonly asked questions regarding tenancies. Also take a look at our resources section that provide forms, fact sheets and guides about tenancies in BC.

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