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.
If you're a renter or landlord who has been evacuated from Fort McMurray, click here for more information.
Recent Blog Posts
With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s that time of year again for hosting guests. If you are currently renting a property and plan to have guests over, there are several things you need to know. The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) is the law that applies to most Read the full article
Is another tenant living in your building driving you crazy? Are they making excessive noise? Leaving garbage out in the hallway? Are they dumping dirty water or flicking cigarette butts onto your balcony? For many renters, living alongside people who they may or may not get along with is a Read the full article
If you are a renter or landlord who had to flee Fort McMurray due to the wildfires, check out the following resources for more information:
- Information for Landlords and Tenants (Service Alberta)
- After the Fire for Landlords and Tenants (CPLEA)
- Fort McMurray & the Wood Buffalo Region wildfire recovery (Government of Alberta)
- Legal Fact Sheets and Resources for Fort McMurray Evacuees (Pro Bono Law Alberta)
If you are looking for housing, the Capital Region Housing Corporation, Alberta Residential Landlord Association, the City of Edmonton, and Yardi Canada Ltd. are pleased to assist the relocation process through the Centralized Housing Registry, visit: http://www.rentcafe.com/canada/fortmcmurraywildfires.