HSABC and TRAC Webinar: Repairs and Maintenance

April 13, 2022, 10:00 - 11:30 AM


Most of BC’s purpose-built rental housing is aging and in need of ongoing maintenance. According to the Residential Tenancy Act, tenants have a right to live in rental housing that is “suitable for occupation”. How do you ask for your landlord to make repairs? What’s the difference between routine maintenance? Learn about the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in this informative webinar. Presented in partnership with TRAC.

Instructor: Lasse Hvitved

Lasse has a degree in law from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In Denmark, he served as a citizen counsellor, where he aided in dispute resolution between citizens and the government in areas such as benefits, disabilities and housing. Prior to coming to TRAC he worked in the Legal Advocacy program at Seniors First BC providing Information, referral and representation services to older adults, primarily in issues with tenancy. Currently, he is working for TRAC helping people in low-income and supportive housing that are experiencing issues with their landlord