1.0 Peace and Privacy Overview

Module 1 offers an introduction to “quiet enjoyment” – the legal principle that gives tenants the right to peace and privacy in their rental unit.

Learning Objectives
After completing Module 1, you should be able to understand:
the Residential Tenancy Act’s definition of “quiet enjoyment”;
the steps your landlord must follow to enter your rental unit;
what constitutes a breach of quiet enjoyment, and how the Residential Tenancy Branch can help you correct a breach;
the rules regarding guests in your rental unit; and
the three types of roommate arrangements in rental housing.