Publications and reports links to various rto publications.
Forms and fees collection of online forms (pdf files) for both residential rental units and manufactured home park tenancies.
Security deposit interest rates and calculator downloadable program (pc compatible) designed to help landlords and tenants calculate security deposit interest.
Fact sheets short summaries of important landlord topics such as entering into a tenancy dispute resolution process.
Sample residential tenancy agreement
Sample manufactured home site tenancy agreement
Residential tenancy policy guideline this guideline explains the policy intent of the landlord and tenant legislation and also takes common law and the rules of statutory interpretation into consideration.
The residential tenancy policy guidelines these guidelines clarify the responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the residential tenancy act and cover issues such as: the maintenance, cleaning and repair of residential premises; the obligations of landlords and tenants with respect to services and facilities; the right to quiet enjoyment of the premises; and damage claims. it offers very useful clarifications.
Bc housing.orgthe web site of bc housing, a crown agency that delivers the provincial government’s social housing programs (commonly known as affordable housing programs).
Bc non-profit housing association this non-profit’s mission is to provide “… leadership and support to members in creating and supporting a high standard of affordable housing throughout British Columbia.” the web site provides information on the organization and its services.
TRAC tenant resource and advisory centre coalition of groups working on behalf of bc’s tenants. they promote the handbook, “tenant survival guide”.
Tenant survival guide the web site of the tenants rights action coalition, this site provides information about the organization and fact sheets. it also includes an online version of tenant survival guide, a popular print publication. https://tenants.bc.ca/resources/tenant-survival-guide/
co-operative housing federation of bc (chf bc)the web site of chf bc, a co-operative association whose members are housing co-ops and related organizations in British Columbia.
Bc public interest advocacy centrea non-profit, public interest law office that provides “… representation to groups that would not otherwise have the resources to effectively assert their interests.”
Information for seniors look for the b.c. seniors’ guide, which includes information on things like shelter, homeowner grants and subsidized housing.
b.c. apartment owners and managers association (bcaoma)promotes the interests and rights of apartment owners.
Rental owners and managers society of bc (roms bc)provides services, products and representation to over 750 rental owners, who manage nearly 20,000 residential rental units throughout british columbia.
Downtown eastside resident’s association (d.e.r.a.)works to provide a number of services to residents in the area including housing, community and recreational facilities, park space, and community-based neighbourhood planning.12 east hastings streetvancouver, bcv6a 1n1604-682-0931
Shelter aid for elderly renters (safer)provides direct cash assistance to british columbians aged 60 or older who pay rent for their homes. on average, seniors involved in the safer program receive $169a month.tel.: 1-800-257-7756