Housing Legal Resources

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

Residential Tenancy Office

400 - 5021 Kingsway, Burnaby BC (get directions to the Residential Tenancy Office)
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.
Learn more about the Residential Tenancy Office.

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

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.
Learn more about the Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre.

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