Residential Tenancy Program

APB has worked with the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) and the Tenancy Resource and Advocacy Center (TRAC) to launch a program to represent low-income individuals (qualifying tenants and landlords) appearing before the Residential Tenancy Branch.

APB has worked with the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) and the Tenancy Resource and Advocacy Center (TRAC) to create a program designed to represent low-income individuals appearing before the Residential Tenancy Branch. 

Need help with your residential tenancy matter? 

Contact us by email (preferably) at tenancylaw@accessprobono.ca or by phone at 604.482.3195 ext. 1500 and please indicate your full name, phone number and email address.  We will try to get back to you within 2 business days.

Interested in Volunteering? 

Lawyers, articled students, law graduates, and law students interested in joining the RTP can register here or contact us either at tenancylaw@accessprobono.ca or 604.482.3195 ext. 1500. 

For more information about Tenancy law, consider the following resources:

Information on Tenancy Law

Other programs and organizations providing free legal information and representation:

  • APB’s Summary Legal Advice Program: 604.878.7400 or 1.877.762.6664.
  • PovNet:  “Find an Advocate” tool available
  • UBC LSLAP: 604. 822. 5791 -
  • TRAC (Tenants only): contact information above
  • CLAS (Judicial Reviews): 604.685.3425
  • AskanAdvocate.ca:  provides online advocacy support in the areas of income assistance, disability, tenancy and housing, and other income supports.

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