Residential Tenancy Program

Our Residential Tenancy Program provides free legal assistance and representation to low and modest income tenants who are contending with tenancy law issues before the Residential Tenancy Branch.

Pro bono service
Residential Tenancy Act matters
Low and modest income tenants

To see if you qualify for our free legal assistance and representation services through the Residential Tenancy Program, email us at If you email us, please provide your name, contact information, and hearing date if one has been set. Please allow up to two business days for us to call you back. 

Our Residential Tenancy Program can assist you with the following matters:

  • Contesting an eviction
  • Disputing an illegal rent increase
  • Seeking compensation for loss of quiet enjoyment (e.g. illegal entries, incessant noise)
  • Seeking an order for repairs
  • Recovering a security deposit
  • Appearing at a hearing

For information about your tenancy law rights, consider the following resources: