B.C. Residential Tenancy Act changes give more rights to tenants
The B.C. government on May 17 amended the Residential Tenancy Act to require landlords to give tenants four months’ notice to end a tenancy in order to demolish, renovate or repair the dwelling.
Previously, landlords could evict a tenant for those reasons by giving two months’ notice. Tenants will continue to be eligible for one month’s worth of compensation in those cases.