Sometimes, when there are problems with a tenancy, tenants and landlords both need to use the Residential Tenancies Branch (RTB) to resolve the issues. Some find this dispute resolution process hard to manage and may need some help. The Independent Advisor Office provides staff from Legal Aid Manitoba to help landlords and tenants get important information and advice, file claims and get ready for hearings.
The independent advisor program is now available in Winnipeg to both landlords and tenants and can help them:
Independent advisors can help tenants, and smaller, independent landlords present their evidence at a hearing if:
Landlords can contact the Independent Advisor Office at 204-505-0720 in Winnipeg; email email@example.com.
Tenants can contact the Independent Advisor Office at 204-881-1714 in Winnipeg; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both landlords and tenants can go to the RTB office in person:
302-254 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg
between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays