COVID-19: Renters & Landlords

Housing supplements, new regulations and more.

On the Web

BC Government - COVID-19 Support for Renters and Landlords

To support people and prevent the spread of COVID-19, BC has introduced a new temporary rental supplement, halted evictions and frozen rents. Details on the temporary rental supplement program are available on the BC Housing website as is the application form.

BC Residential Tenancy Branch

This page outlines changes to tenancy laws in BC in response to COVID-19.

Courthouse Libraries BC COVID-19 Information for British Columbians

Prepared by Courthouse Libraries BC, this wiki is a directory of online resources dealing with the ways COVID-19 health directives are affecting people’s lives, including information on employment, housing, family law, debt, legal assistance and courts and tribunals.

LandlordBC

LandlordBC’s COVID-19 page provides information about how to best communicate with tenants at this time and on best practices for managing and maintaining rental units

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre

The Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) promotes the legal protection of residential tenants across BC by providing information, education, support and research on residential tenancy matters.