New BC Residential Tenancy Act Now Law

The new Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) came into force on January 1, 2004. The new act is set out in Residential Tenancy Act 1992 (Bill 70), and is amended by Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act 2003 (Bill 77). A copy of the new Residential Tenancy Regulations is available online. For more information, see the Tenants’ Rights Action Coalition website and the Residential Tenancy Office website.