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Housing and Neighbours

If you are like the majority of people in Alberta, you live with neighbours. Living closely with other people means that there will probably be disputes. You can go to this blog post to find out more about what you can do if you aren’t getting along with the people across the fence. If you are […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Leases and Residential Tenancy Agreement Forms

Alberta doesn’t have standard leases or residential tenancy agreement forms. This means that the landlord and the tenant can make up their own agreements, or they can use forms available from organizations across Alberta that develop them. Landlords and tenants should make sure that they are using an agreement that has been developed for Alberta, […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Alberta Housing Act

This is part of a blog series for Housing Month. Click here to see the full series. The Alberta Housing Act is a law that deals with subsidized housing. Under that law, management bodies are approved by the province to operate subsidized housing in communities across the province. If you are looking for different kinds […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

CMHC Worksheets and Sample Letters for Renters

This is part of a blog series for Housing Month. Click here to see the full series. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a lot of information on their website, but today we’re going to highlight their worksheets and sample letters for renters. The sample letters cover situations from requesting repairs from the landlord, […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

November is Housing Month

To celebrate November being housing month, I will be highlighting programs, services and organizations that help within the housing sector in Alberta. I’m the most familiar with renting resources, as CPLEA coordinates the Laws for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta program, but we’ll try to get some other kinds of housing resources included as well. […]

Authors:

Rochelle Johannson
Rochelle Johannson is a staff lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) in Edmonton, Alberta.
 


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