Information for Renters

  1. Tenants Resource Advisory Centre

If you’re a first-time renter or someone who would just like to learn more about things to consider before deciding to rent, you may want to check out a free on-line course by the Tenants Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC).

“Renting It Right”

Topics include: 

  • Needs and preferences- understanding rental expenses, creating a budget, and thinking about your unique requirements;
  • Searching for rental housing;
  • Submitting a strong application;
  • Signing a tenancy agreement; and
  • Moving in.

For other information about renters rights, visit the TRAC website at:

2. Residential Tenancy Branch

If you have a dispute with your landlord or tenant, you can apply for Dispute Resolution with the Residential Tenancy Branch:

You can also visit their website for additional information about the rights of tenants.