The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta website. The new Laws for Landlords and Tenants website reflects the feedback CPLEA received from landlords and tenants across Alberta. It features a modern, streamlined Read the full article
Welcome to Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta
Learn about the laws that apply when renting a place to live in Alberta. Select a topic below for more information.
Did You Know?
If the landlord shares living space (kitchen, living room) with the tenant, then the Residential Tenancies Act does not apply.
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With oil prices dropping significantly and Target closing its doors, thousands of Albertans have lost their jobs. Many thousands more are worried everyday that they could lose their job.
The Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) has created a new tip sheet for Alberta tenants who are having trouble keeping Read the full article
In many provinces, the law that applies to landlords and tenants states that if someone breaches specific sections under that law, then they have committed an offence. For example, in Nova Scotia, section 23 of the Residential Tenancies Act states the following:
Any person who violates or fails to comply with Read the full article