Page 1 of 1

BC Landlords Can Raise the Rent 2.5% In 2019 (Not 4.5%)

Posted: September 28th, 2018, 9:17 pm

The BC Annual Rent Guideline Formula Has Changed. It Is Now “Inflation Rate Only”

The BC government has made a significant change in the way residential landlords can raise the rent for existing tenants.

Previously, landlords could raise the rent by the inflation rate + 2%. Thus, the 2019 rent increase guideline used to be 4.5% but no longer.

Things have changed and the new allowable rent increase guideline is 2.5%. This is a big challenge for small landlords who are already struggling to keep up with rising costs.

Read more at: ... 9-not-4-5/