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 Laws for Tenants in Alberta

If you are a tenant, or are thinking of renting, there are laws that you need to know. These laws apply to the relationship between you and your landlord.

Landlord-tenant law is a mixture of laws made by legislatures (called statute law) and laws made by judges (called case law or common law). This site explains the law as it applies to renting residential property in Alberta.


Are you a student and renting a place to live?

Here are some resources that might help:

  Renting 101: A Guide to Renting in Alberta

Sample Roomate Agreement

Sample Living with Your Landlord Agreement




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