Residential Tenancy

Residential Tenancies: Wrongfully Evicted by a BC Landlord?

Eviction Notices: Landlord’s Use Did your former landlord end your tenancy so that your unit could be occupied by the landlord or the landlord’s close family member, but fail to use the unit for this purpose?  If so, your landlord may owe you 12 months of your previous

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How to Apply for a Hearing with the BC Residential Tenancy Branch

The Residential Tenancy Branch (“RTB”) is authorized under the Residential Tenancy Act and Regulation and the Manufactures Home Park Tenancy Act and Regulation. The scope of the branch is to provide a process for landlords and tenants to start a civil action in relation to a residential tenancy dispute. Some of the

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Residential Tenancy in BC and Covid State of Emergency Update

Update as of July 30, 2020 Since our publication in mid July 2020, the BC government has issued further clarification on how residential tenancies and evictions will work. Ministerial Order no. 449 was approved and ordered on July 30, 2020., we remain in a

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