Communication is Key – Talking to Your Tenants About COVID-19

Following the March 19th, 2020 announcement that British Columbia was entering a State of Emergency due to the ongoing COVID-19 Crisis, legislative changes, as well as federal and provincial government support programs were rolled out to assist people facing...

Now is the Time for Action!

Join as a Member with LandlordBC Today. LandlordBC has been working tirelessly to deliver information to owners and managers of rental housing to support and guide you and your business through the COVID-19 crisis. Whether it be to inform you on ways to adapt your busi...

The BC Temporary Rental Supplement: Top 5 Questions

The BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) was launched earlier this month. The program is administered by BC Housing and they have also provided several robust resources including Landlord and Tenant factsheets. We have received many questions on this new supplement and...

Applications Are Now Open for the Temporary Rental Supplement

Renters who are experiencing a loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Province’s new temporary rental supplement.  More information on this program, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, can be found on the BC Housing website here. ...

COVID-19: Economic Perspective

By Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets The following comments provide a summary of our current observations and working assumptions regarding the economic impact of COVID-19. COVID-19: The Immediate Future We are now where Italy was a month a...

Know Where Your COVID-19 Rental Housing Information Is Coming From

In this time of crisis, we want to ensure that social media users are not confused by the source of any content related to COVID-19 and residential tenancies.  If you see content posted on any social media platform that explicitly indicates the source as LandlordBC™, you ...

Media Release: Quarantine Conflict Resolution Service

Sheltering in Place Can Lead to Neighbour and Roommate Conflicts New Quarantine Conflict Resolution Service (QCRS) offers services to help with COVID-19 conflict FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VANCOUVER, APRIL 8, 2020 With BC residents sheltering in place, new challenges a...

CEO David Hutniak on #BCPoliTalk Podcast

How has COVID-19 impacted landlords and renters in British Columbia? CEO David Hutniak spoke with #BCPoliTalk about what can be expected in the weeks or months to come. Listen now to LandlordBC CEO David Hutniak speak with Bill Tieleman and Daniel Fontaine.  

Top 10 Questions: Residential Tenancies and COVID-19

We have received many questions over the past few weeks and as more information has become available, we have been able to provide clearer answers. Here are the top 10 questions on residential tenancies and COVID-19. Does my tenant need to pay rent? Yes, tenants m...

COVID-19 and Your Rental Unit: Webinar & Slides

We are in uncertain times and having access to up to date and relevant information is critical in managing your rental housing business. In this webinar Hunter Boucher, Director of Operations presented on the changes that have curred over the past week within the rental h...