Housing Legal Resources

Find help with a tenancy issue and learn about your legal rights.

Residential Tenancy Office
Tel: 604-660-1020    
400 - 5021 Kingsway Burnaby, BC V5H 4A5
COVID-19 Housing Information
The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. The best place to start if you are dealing with a tenancy issue. They have also started a COVID-19 related frequently asked questions section.

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre
Tel: 604-255-0546
TRAC educates individuals and community organizations about Residential Tenancy Law, promotes tenants’ legal rights  and affordable housing in BC.  Provides videos & publications in 21 languages. Info Line/Tenant Hotline 1-800-665-1185. Available 1pm-5pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri; available 5:30pm-8:30pm on Wed.

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