Landlord and Tenant Rights

Landlord and Tenant Rights Alberta’s Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) gives landlords and tenants specific rights. The RTA imposes certain obligations on landlords and tenants as well. Under the RTA, tenancy agreements can be verbal, implied or in writing. Regardless of the form of the agreement, landlord and tenant rights apply to all tenancy agreements.  

Residential Tenancy Agreements – Rental Contract

Residential Tenancy Agreements – Rental Contract Before you move into your new rental accommodations, you should sign a lease or tenancy agreement/ contract with your new landlord (available on Rentfaster if the landlord does not have one). Talk with your landlord, clarify information and put anything agreed upon in writing. This can prevent misunderstandings and