of all households in British Columbia are rented and according to the
Residential Tenancy Branch, there are approximately 25,000 arbitrated
tenancy disputes every year in BC.
As a Tenant or Landlord, the
odds that you will be involved in a tenancy dispute of some sort are
fairly high. Because of this, we are here to help you understand your
rights and responsibilities as a Landlord or Tenant. Knowing the
Residential Tenancy Law will help you avoid and/or settle disputes without
having to go to arbitration.
2013 allowable rent increase
2009 - 2012 interest rate on
Application fee for dispute resolution
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Are you new to real estate
investing? Thinking about becoming a Landlord? We've recently
compiled a list of great resources.
Forms for Landlords
Deposit and Rent Receipts to
Cleaning Checklists and Notices to Enter. Plus info on how to
legally serve these documents.
Bed Bugs - Get the deets on these nasty
creatures. Learn how to avoid them and what to do if you have them.
What to do if you have mold problems in your rental suite.
- Also known as a Security Deposit. Learn the rules and
calculate your interest.
Smart Tenants and Landlords
will document everything.
Do your best to communicate with your Tenant or Landlord in writing,
otherwise be sure to write down the date and time of every
conversation and every inspection. Keep copies of all your
documentation. Read the
Residential Tenancy Act and know your