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Co-Tenants and Co-Responsibilities

Kim and Tim are in love. They decide to move in to a new place together, and they both sign the lease. Kim and Tim fall out of love, and Kim moves out. Tim stays living in the apartment for three years, and then he falls behind on his rent payments. Three years after Kim […]

Authors:

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

Getting Your Security Deposit Back

You’ve moved all of your stuff out of the place you were renting, you handed your keys back to the landlord, and you completed the last inspection of the property. A few weeks go by, and you realize that you haven’t received your security deposit back from your landlord. What should you do? As a […]

Authors:

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

Five Things Every Tenant Should Know

More So you’ve found a nice place to rent and you’re excited about moving into your new home? There are some common things that every tenant should do in order to make sure that the renting process flows smoothly. 1. You should have a written lease. You should always have a written lease with your landlord. […]

Authors:

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


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