CPLEA has developed a tipsheet on the new amendments to the Alberta Residential Tenancies Act that allow for victims of domestic violence to break a lease early, without financial penalty, if their home is unsafe. You can download the publication for free at CPLEA’s publication page (click on Abuse and Family Violence). This tipsheet is part of CPLEA’s Families and the Law: Domestic Violence Series.
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Renting and Domestic Violence: Ending Your Lease Early
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