The security deposit must be kept in a trust account.
A security deposit can only be worth one month’s rent.
Landlords can evict tenants in the winter.
Landlords must provide screens for windows that are used for ventilation during warm months. For more info, go to repairs.
If the landlord shares living space (kitchen, living room) with the tenant, then the Residential Tenancies Act does not apply.
There are no standard lease agreements in Alberta. Landlords and tenants can negotiate their own, or use forms prepared by provincial organizations.
The property must be maintained to certain health and safety standards.
There is no limit on rent increases in Alberta. There are rules about how often the rent can be increased.
If a roommate doesn’t pay their portion of the rent, all tenants can be evicted.
If tenants rent a unit in a condominium complex, they must follow the condos bylaws. This includes bylaws that could restrict pets and holiday decorations.