Exception: the RTA sublease and allocation rules do not apply to non-profit housing under Section 2 of the Rent Regulation. If a tenant rents the finished house himself, the standard tenancy agreement applies. b) a lease agreement that is due to come into effect on that date. If your landlord is forced to re-rent your unit with a $25 discount to secure a replacement tenant, he may be entitled to $25 per month for the remainder of your contract. However, if your landlord can re-rent your unit for more than you paid, the extra money they earn during the remaining months of your contract can be applied or “rewarded” to any other money you owe your landlord for unpaid rent or compensation. For more information, please see GUIDE 3. (5) An agreement under subsection 4 may provide, in accordance with the regulations, for the reduction or removal of the sanction, subject to conditions that the Director deems necessary or desirable. 13 (1) The lessor must prepare in writing any lease agreement concluded on January 1, 2004. (m) to respect the return of trust funds collected in accordance with Section 65, paragraph 1, point a), [decisions of the Director: violation of the law, regulations or leases], including the requirement of the circumstances under which interest must be paid to trust funds and how such interest should be calculated; 3. The Director may take any injunction necessary to exercise the rights, obligations and prohibitions of this Act, including an order of compliance by a lessor or tenant of that act, the regulation or a tenancy agreement and an enforcement order. 45.3 In the event of an end to a temporary rent under item 45.1 [Tenant Notice: Family Violence or Long-Term Care] by one in two or more tenants subject to the same tenancy agreement, the remaining tenant or tenant must also evacuate the rental unit, unless the remaining tenant or tenant enters into a new tenancy agreement with the landlord. 3. A lessor must not charge a tenant for the review, review or acceptance of an assignment or sublease in accordance with this section.

Information for Seniors Look for the B.C. Seniorenf-hrer, which contains information on things like accommodation, housing grants and subsidized housing. www.seniorsbc.ca/ Do you want to renegotiate your lease? Check out our tips here. Shelter Aid for Elderly Tenants (SAFER) provides direct cash assistance to British Columbia 60 and older who pay rent for their homes. On average, seniors participating in the SAFER program receive $169 per month.