Access to Services: Housing provides information on housing regulations in Alberta and provides tips to support newcomer clients in making informed decisions regarding living situations. This information is based on the Residential Tenancies Act, and highlights affordable housing programs, landlord/tenant relationships and the rules and responsibilities for both parties, and additional resources that SPOs can utilize when researching information on housing in Alberta
Housing Info Sheets provide components of the Housing report that have been separated out to support saving time when navigating service access and supports related to housing.
*New* Find Housing Online Tool: An online tool to help Albertans locate and apply for affordable housing. This tool guides applicants through evaluating their eligibility and connects them with providers and the most ideal housing options.
Access to Services – Housing: This resource provides information about housing regulations in Alberta and provides tips to advise newcomers on making informed choices with their living situations as postulated in the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA).
Alberta Affordable Housing Program: This resource outlines affordable housing programs provided by the Government of Alberta.
Disputes with the Landlord: This resource provides information on resolving disputes between landlords and tenants.
Evictions: This resource explains the process of eviction.
Inspections: This resource explains the process of rental property inspections.
Repairs: This resource provides information on the minimum safety standards that the rental property needs to meet.
Security Deposits: This resource explains what is security deposit and conditions for returning the deposit to the tenant.
Tenancy Agreement: This resource explains what is tenancy agreement and what information it entails.
The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA): This resource provides information on the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants.
What Can a Landlord Ask: This resource provides information on the questions that the landlords might are and are not allowed to ask newcomers who are looking for renting a home.