Rental Hearings

AKA: Office of the Director of Residential Property
Provided by: Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission - AKA: IRAC

Service Description

Administers the Residential Property Act and assists landlords and tenants by providing information and helping with disputes. Includes:
  • Providing guidance  to landlords and tenants on their legal rights and responsibilities to each other;
  • Mediating landlord and tenant disputes;
  • Overseeing hearings related to landlord and tenant disputes and eviction notices; and
  • Making rulings/issuing decisions in accordance with the Act.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Inquiries directed to or 902-892-3501 (leave a message) will be responded to by staff as soon as possible. Important information during COVID-19:
  • The Supreme Court order suspending eviction enforcement expired on June 15, 2020
  • Rental hearings are being held by telephone during this time
  • Individuals who wish to contest an eviction notice should email or call within 10 days of receiving an eviction notice


Open to all
No fees
How to Access:
Call, email, or visit website * Tenants who wish to dispute a Notice of Termination by Lessor of Rental Agreement Form 4 (e.g. an eviction notice) must contact the Office of the Director of Residential Property within 10 days of receiving the eviction notice from their landlord
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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