Project

Landlord and Tenant Relationships: Residential Tenancies (1973)

Project Status: LRC Reports
Project Contact: British Columbia Law Institute
Telephone Number: 604.822.0142
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Overview

At the time of this project, British Columbia had recently made a break with the traditional legal framework governing residential tenancies, which effectively subsumed them into a set of age-old legal rules governing land. Nevertheless, much work remained to be done to create a modern legal structure that fully encompassed the special nature of the residential landlord-tenant relationship. This project is an extensive review of the questions that need to be answered in order to create that structure.

Keywords: landlord; tenant; tenancy; security; residential; licensee; rent control; agreement; damage; deposit; rentalsman; eviction; abandonment; overholding; mobile home; distress; class action; discrimination; municipal; by-law; contract; caretaker; suite; repair; mediation; lease; possession; overholding; interesse termini; frustration; tenure

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Reports

13. Landlord and Tenant – Residental Tenancies

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Backgrounders

Report on Landlord and Tenant Relationships: Residential Tenancies

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