About LandlordBC

LandlordBC is a non-profit association that serves as the voice of the rental housing industry within British Columbia and, leads the professional operation of the industry by providing services and support to help owners and managers of rental housing mitigate risk to enhance their financial success. Governments and other stakeholders look to LandlordBC for guidance and leadership on all matters related to the rental housing industry.
5 11, 2017

Seniors in Rental Housing

By |2020-05-24T13:13:54-07:00November 5, 2017|Rental Properties|

Aging tenants can present their own set up benefits as well as challenges and in recognition of this there are special rights/processes that are available through the Residential Tenancy Act. Recently the Residential Tenancy Branch published its new regulations on ending tenancies in special circumstances, this change included a provision [...]

29 06, 2017

Dealing with “legal” medical marijuana grow-ops

By |2017-06-29T00:36:30-07:00June 29, 2017|Rental Properties|

Many residential landlords continue to face issues with their tenants’ medical marijuana grow operations. A recently published article in the media highlighted a tenant’s ability to obtain a license from Health Canada to grow medical marijuana without any prior consultation with the landlord. While the focus of the article paints [...]

12 06, 2016

Frequently Overlooked Residential Tenancy Issues

By |2016-12-30T13:25:12-07:00June 12, 2016|Rental Properties|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1469" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]Most landlords know the basics of the Residential Tenancy Act (the Act) and understand the mechanics of a tenancy. However, there are many unknown or misunderstood points that can greatly effect how you run your business as a landlord– whether you have one rental unit or one hundred rental [...]

12 06, 2016

LandlordBC’s Top 10 Frequently Asked Helpline Questions

By |2017-01-13T00:13:13-07:00June 12, 2016|Rental Properties|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1469" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]We take calls every day from landlords and property managers across the province.  Each call we take is unique and has its own surrounding circumstances. However, some questions come up often and are common challenges faced by many of our members. We have compiled a list of the [...]

16 05, 2016

Serving it right?

By |2016-12-30T13:19:03-07:00May 16, 2016|Rental Properties|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1469" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]Being a landlord in British Columbia means having to deal with lots of paperwork. As with any business closely regulated by a government body, there are copious amounts of confusing rules and procedures on how this paperwork can be served. Not knowing these rules and procedure can mean [...]

11 05, 2016

Considering other Applicants: The Tenant-Selection Process

By |2017-01-14T11:42:55-07:00May 11, 2016|Rental Properties|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="1469" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]Picking the perfect tenant is a good feeling but there is a downside to the selection process – rejection. It's simple math: if you have ten applicants, you have to turn down nine people. This rejection can be stressful for both you and the applicant. As a landlord [...]

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