Practical resources, smart ideas and creative solutions for tenants and landlords in BC

I Am A Tenant

Welcome to TenantsBC. We give you smart ideas and creative solutions for challenges you may face such as how to get out of a rent increase or break a lease, what to do about bed bugs and mold, and what to do if your landlord wants to evict you. You will get insider tips to getting the rental you want, even with your pet, and how to impress your future landlord. We also help you understand your rights and inform you on financial aid.

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6 Tips For Finding Pet-Friendly Rentals

Discover some ways that will increase your chances of getting the place you want . . . with your furry companion.

How To Apply For Subsidized Housing

The term subsidized housing gets used a lot. Learn what it means and find out if you are eligible.
Tips To Get Out Of A Lease Early

3 Ways To Get Out Of A Lease Early (With Sample Letter To Landlord)

Are you locked in a lease and need to leave your rental unit before the lease is up? Read about what a lease is and learn some tips to help you get out early.

6 Key Financial Supports For BC Renters

Learn about the many financial programs and rental supports available to help low income earners who rent in BC. Do you live in BC and...

How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs Fast

Gaak! These rusty red coloured bugs are nasty little critters. Here’s what should you do if you think you have them.

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Know the rules in BC on damage deposits

10 Key Rules On Damage Deposits

Get the rules in BC about security deposits and pet damage deposits at the start and the end of a rental term, and find out if you should be getting interest on the return of your damage deposit.

4 Steps To Getting The Rental You Want (Samples Of What To Say)

When there are so few places to rent, you need all the help you can get to increase your chance of getting a showing appointment or even a phone call or email back. Read these important tips.

How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs Fast

Gaak! These rusty red coloured bugs are nasty little critters. Here’s what should you do if you think you have them.

My Landlord Wants To Evict Me

Learn about the reasons a landlord can end your tenancy and what you can do if they are being unlawful in trying to evict you.

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