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Renting for Newcomers

Presented by the NWPL and the City of New Westminster, this event will talk about the rights and obligations renters have under the law.

TRAC (Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre) will speak to the following topics:

  • Newcomer information on how to search for housing
  • Applying for housing
  • Tenancy agreements
  • Roommates and occupancy situations
  • Rental scams
  • Credit checks
  • Services available to Newcomers
  • Cost of Renting in BC

New Westminster Bylaw will talk about situations when the city will get involved, how renters can contact bylaw and the process that can be expected.

Bring your questions!

This event is offered as a hybrid – in person at the library and broadcast live via Zoom. If you want to attend, please register. All attendees will receive a Zoom link before the event.

Please note, the event will not be recorded.



Feb 24 2024


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Main Branch - Auditorium
716 6th Avenue New Westminster, BC, V3M 2B3

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Presentation over Zoom


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