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Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies program helps landlords and tenants understand their rights, and exercise those rights when necessary.

This site connects you with information you need. From this page, you can see and print legislation, forms, and information booklets. You can also find out how to reach us by phone, by mail, or in person with your questions or comments.

Important Notices

Annual Allowable Rent Increase for Land Lease Communities

The Annual Allowable Rent Increase Amount for rental increases that are effective between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 is 2.9%.

The Annual Allowable Rent Increase Amount for the upcoming 2015 year, for rental increases effective between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, is 1.6%.

For more information, please visit Annual Allowable Rent Increase Amount.

Consolidated Version of the Residential Tenancies Act and Regulations

As of September 16, 2013, an updated version of the consolidated Residential Tenancies Act and Regulations is now available.

Early Termination Provisions for Domestic Violence

As of September 16, 2013 changes to the Residential Tenancies Act will allow tenants who are victims of domestic violence to apply to have their tenancy terminated early through Victim Services with the Department of Justice. For more information visit Early Termination for Domestic Violence.

Tenant's Guide

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Learn your rights and responsibilities as a tenant and find out how to resolve disputes with your landlord.

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Landlord's Guide

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Learn your rights and responsibilities as a landlord and find out how to resolve disputes with tenants.

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