|The following resources are also available on our Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta website. The site provides legal information for Albertans on their rights and responsibilities under Alberta’s Residential Tenancies Act.|
Eight tips to help Alberta landlords avoid problems when renting their properties to tenants.
Eight rules Alberta tenants should follow to protect themselves when renting a property. The rules are easy to follow and can help protect renters if there’s a problem.
- Should the Tenant Keep Paying Rent?
- What if the property is damaged?
- What if the Property isn’t safe?
- and more…
Common questions and answers about what happens if a rental property floods. Includes information on legal rights and responsibilities of landlords and renters in Alberta.
You’ve been served with a 14 day eviction notice. Is it legal? What are your next steps? This handy flow chart can help answer some of your questions.
Do you have questions about your rights as a tenant when you have lost your job? This resource provides information and answers to commom questions for tenants about their rights and responsibilities when they have been terminated from their job.
The sample “Living with your Landlord Agreement” is meant only to be a guide to assist you in developing your own room rental agreement, and may include terms that do not apply to your renting situations.
This sample agreement contains examples of the things that can be covered by a pet agreement in a rental situation. The agreement should be adapted to fit the particular situation.
A pet resume is the first introduction that your landlord will have to your pet. You want to highlight your pet’s best attributes in the resume, and show that you are a responsible pet owner. This is a sample that shows some of the common things that can be included in your pet’s resume.
This tip sheet sets out the rules that a landlord must follow under the Alberta Residential Tenancies Act to increase the rent.
A Guide covering the basics when renting in Alberta.
A plain language guide to renting in Alberta.
Renting a condominium is different than renting an apartment or a house. If you are a tenant in a condominium, you should know what laws you have to follow. A tenant who rents a condominium from a landlord is bound by many laws including residential tenancy law, contract law, condominium property law and condominium bylaws.
If you are a homeowner and are thinking about renting out a spare room in your home you should become familiar with the laws that relate to this type of living arrangement. This booklet will help you understand the laws that relate to this living situation.
This booklet outlines what you and your landlord can do in terms of pets and animals, what you can do it you have a dispute with a condominium board, and where to go if you need further help or information.
In addition to any conditions set by your landlord or condo board, you also need to be a responsible pet owner. This tip sheet offers five tips on how to be a responsible pet owner while renting in Alberta.
It is important to pick a roommate you like and can trust to pay the rent. Here are some things you should talk about before you move in together. This is meant only to be a guide to assist you in developing your own rental agreement and may include terms that do not apply to your renting situation.
If you are renting a property with roommates, you may be able to avoid common problems by having a Roommate Agreement. This sample agreement is meant only as a guide to assist you in developing your own rental agreement and may include terms that do not apply to your specific rental situation.
This fact sheet outlines issues of safety and security that are a major concern for landlords. If you are a landlord, you need to be aware of options that you have for dealing with safety, including locks and security devices, repairs and crime and crime prevention.
This tip sheet outlines issues of safety and security that are a major concern for tenants. If you are a tenant, you should be aware of the options that you have under Alberta’s Residential Tenancies Act for dealing with the safety and security of your rental unit such as changing or adding a lock yourself, landlord entry, responsibility for repairs, and protection of privacy.
Shared accommodation is when you live with your landlord or a roommate. This booklet outlines what your legal rights and responsibilities are if you are in this type of living situation.
If a property you are renting is put up for sale, you should familiarize yourself with the laws that relate to this process. This booklet answers the questions you may have during the sale process: what can happen when a rental property is put up for sale; the rights and obligations of both landlord and tenant during the selling process; and what happens after the property is sold.
Are you a renter? The Alberta Human Rights Act helps protect renters from discrimination. This infographic explains what protections renters have under the Act.
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