The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta produces and distributes booklets and pamphlets that explain the law in plain language. Topics areas include but are not limited to: Landlord and tenant issues, renting with a pet, roommates, shared accommodation, foreclosure, real estate; and law-related education materials for schools. Publications are available as PDFs or print copies may be ordered.
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Housing and Property
When considering buying, selling, or renting property, many legal issues arise. The following sub-sections provide more information:
CPLEA Suggested Resources
Not sure where to begin finding answers to your questions. Get started with our suggested resources. See additional resources below for more information.
This website provides legal information for Alberta consumers who are thinking about buying a condo, currently living in one, or considering selling or renting their condo.
LawNow is a bi-monthly digital public legal education magazine which has been published by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta for almost 40 years. Its articles and columns are written in plain language take a practical look at how the law relates to the every day lives of Canadians.In each issue, LawNow’s landlord and tenant law column takes a look at a specific topic in this area of law and explains it clearly and concisely.
These FAQs are provided by the Canadian Legal FAQs, a website of the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. They provide answers to questions about real estate law in Alberta including aspects of purchasing a home and land titles.
Insurance-related information on floods, wildfires, voluntary sector, property insurance, complaints and preparing for emergencies.
An alphabetical list of terms and definitions for condominium law in Alberta
CPLEA's website CondoLawAlberta.ca: Plain language legal information for Alberta consumers who are buying a condo, living in one, or considering selling or renting their condo.
CPLEA's website LandlordandTenant.org informs Albertans about everything they need to know about renting law.