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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.
 

What should you do if you get an eviction notice?

There are a lot of different notices that a landlord can serve on a tenant. The notices that we receive the most questions about are the eviction notices. We’re going to talk about eviction notices that are given where there is fault being alleged by the landlord. In other words, the landlord is saying that […]

Authors:

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

Volunteerism Fuels Class Action at the Landlord Tenant Board

“I couldn’t raise my children here, there were mice, cockroaches… every day.  I accepted this as part of my life for too long.  What changed was a light went on in my head, and I realized that this was not right.” –  Fatima Fatima is one of nearly 25 low-income tenants who decided to take […]

Authors:

Eric Girard
Eric Girard is a second year law student at the University of Ottawa and a volunteer with Ottawa ACORN.
 

After the Flood for Landlords and Tenants in Alberta

There has been substantial flooding in Alberta this spring. This means that there are some tenants and landlords who need information about renting and their rights after a flood. The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta has developed an info sheet to help people understand their rights and responsibilities. What if the rental property has […]

Authors:

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


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