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
Below you will find additional, relevant and specific documentation, backgrounders, research, resources, media releases and summaries that have been, or will be incorporated into our final publications and study papers.
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