Improved processes will help renters, landlords

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Facts about the Residential Tenancy Branch

Each year, the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB) receives approximately 200,000 calls requesting information or assistance and more than 20,000 applications for dispute resolution.

  • The RTB’s applications for dispute resolution have increased 21% since 2018.
  • In 2022, the branch received an average of 1,811 dispute resolution applications per month compared to 1,496 per month between 2018 and 2020.

The RTB has 118 full-time-equivalent employees.

  • With the hiring of as many as 50 new employees, the staffing contingent will increase by 42%. 

The RTB’s 2022-23 budget is $11.533 million.

  • This investment means the budget will increase by approximately $15.6 million during the next three years.