The Penticton & Area Access Society (formerly the Penticton & Area Women's Centre offers its services free on such topics as Tenant's Rights;
welfare; people with disabilities and many other topics. So if you have questions about your rights or feel your rights have been violated, their advocates
may be able to help you. Here is the link to their website home page at accesscentre.org.
Along the top of their home page are links to various other pages. If you
hold your mouse pointer on the Services page, you will see on the
drop-down menu the following pages: Disability; Tax Assistance;
Legal Advocacy; Tenant & Landlord; Outreach and Frequently
Asked Questions. The phone numbers for the Access Society are 250.493.6822 and Toll Free 1.866.493.6822.
Their Drop In Hours are Mon/Tues/Thurs: 1 pm - 4pm and Wed: 1 pm - 3 pm.
They are located at #209 304 Martin St., Penticton, and their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another website that might be of interest is PovNet at www.povnet.org.
That will give you access to finding an advocate in any province or territory in Canada.
If you want to form your own Park Home Owner Association then please follow the guidelines laid out in the
Park Home Owners Association Information Kit provided to us by the Active Manufactured Home Owners Association
Park Rules are an important part of your life in a Manufactured
Home Park. Please read the Information Sheet
Manufactured Home Park Rules
put together by the Active Manufactured Home Owners Association AMHOA, our
To see a sample of what should be in a Manufactured Home Site Tenancy Agreement please read
When a Landlord feels he has to raise the rent to a greater amount than that set out by the annual allowable rent increase, he may apply for a
Dispute Resolution. He has to apply for a Dispute Resolution Officer's Approval under form
RTB-16 to try to get his increase.
There are times when disputes arise between a Tenant and a Landlord. The Residential Tenancy Branch recommends resolving the dispute
on your own and has set out some guidelines in A Guide for Landlords and Tenants in British
Columbia referred to above.
Look under the heading Solving Problems on page 37.
The form can be picked up and after completion be delivered to any Service BC Government Agents Office. Service BC agencies are located
in Oliver at 9971 350 Ave.; Penticton at 30 Calgary Ave.; and Princeton at 151 Vermilion. You can also get information by calling 1-800-665-8779 and listening
to the 24 hour recorded information line.
The form can also be completed online by following the steps set out on this
Online Application page of their new
Please read the section on Dispute
Resolution on the Solving Problems tab of their main website, and also the information on the
Dispute Resolution Process under RTB-114.
When a tenant wishes to relocate and sell the ownership of his manufactured home, there are certain things to be aware of. The
Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act and Regulations provide for the Assignment of a Tenancy Agreement. There is now a section in the current
Contract of Purchase and Sale of a Manufactured Home on a Rental Pad form that deals with
that. On Page 1 in the Information about the Contract, Point 3 MANUFACTURED
HOME, refers to Clauses 4 and 5 of the Contract. This Point
3 refers to RTB-10. On Page 3 of the Contract under Point
I SELLER'S DISCLOSURE-CLAUSE 4, and under Point II PARK OWNER'S CONSENT -
CLAUSE 5, it is vitally important to read and understand this section
prior to completing the Contract of Purchase and Sale of a Manufactured Home
on a Rental Pad, as it relates to form RTB-10. Along with the completion of the
Contract of Purchase and Sale, a Request for Consent to Assign a Manufactured Home Site Tenancy Agreement form
#RTB-10 must be completed by the Seller and the Purchaser and properly served on the
The following details are taken from parts of the Contract of Purchase and Sale and the RTB-10. Click
here to show the pdf.
The Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Regulation,
Section 44 (1), Section 45 (response within 10 days) and Section 46 (deemed consent), deals with the Request for Consent to Assign. The Request for
Consent document must be served on the Landlord according to the
Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act, Section 81.
According to Section 28 (2) of the
Act, the Landlord may withhold consent to assign a tenancy agreement in a manufactured home site only in the
circumstances prescribed in Section 48 of the Regulations.