TRAC’s Purpose

TRAC is a non-profit organization that provides free legal education, representation, and advocacy on residential tenancy matters. A leader in tenants’ rights since 1984, TRAC’s mandate is to enhance legal protections for all tenants living in British Columbia.



TRAC’s Values

TRAC operates based on the following core values:

  • Housing should be a basic human right
  • All tenants should have security of tenure
  • All tenants should have access to free legal aid
  • No tenant should be denied access to justice



TRAC’s Activities

TRAC’s activities can be broken down into three main categories:

  1. Legal Education: TRAC offers the following resources to tenants and legal advocates:
  2. Legal Representation: TRAC provides eligible clients with  legal representation at the Residential Tenancy Branch and BC Supreme Court.
  3. Law Reform: TRAC works with all levels of government to advocate for legislative, policy, and operational changes that will improve the lives of BC tenants.