Category Archives: Landlord/Tenant

Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Who is a “Tenant” under the Residential Tenancies Act?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Who is a “Tenant” under the Residential Tenancies Act? Report Commented On: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, Domestic Violence: Roles of Landlords and Property Managers, Final Report, March 2017 … Continue reading

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Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Landlords, Tenants, and Domestic Violence: Clarifying Privacy Issues Case Commented On: Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, Domestic Violence: Roles of Landlords and Property Managers A recent report written by Professor Lois Gander for the Centre … Continue reading

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Abatement of Rent for Landlord’s Breach of the Minimum Housing and Health Standards

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Abatement of Rent for Landlord’s Breach of the Minimum Housing and Health Standards Case Commented On: C.V. Benefits Inc. v Angus, 2017 ABPC 118 (CanLII) This decision is important for two reasons. First, Assistant Chief … Continue reading

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“Abandoned Goods” Require Abandoned Premises or Expired/Terminated Tenancies Plus Vacated Premises

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: “Abandoned Goods” Require Abandoned Premises or Expired/Terminated Tenancies Plus Vacated Premises Cases Commented On: Wilderdijk-Streutker v Zhao, 2017 ABPC 24 (CanLII) and Shearer v Shields, 2017 ABPC 108 (CanLII) A landlord can dispose of the … Continue reading

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When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable? Case Commented On: 416566 Alberta Ltd. v Fothergill, 2017 ABPC 96 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief Judge, is … Continue reading

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