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Residential tenancy

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BC’s residential tenancy law applies to most types of rental housing situations in the province. Learn key aspects of this law, and answers to common questions raised by tenants and landlords.

What you should know

Common questions

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2023
  • Time to read: 13 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Anna Kurt, Ganapathi Law Group

Anna Kurt, Ganapathi Law Group

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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Dial-A-Law has more information on Renting & co-ops in the section on Home & neighbours.