When you rent a place to live in Alberta you should expect that it will be a place where you and your family can make a safe and healthy home.
Apartments, rooming houses, and townhouses are some examples of units that may be rented as a place to make a home.
A safe and healthy place for you to live should meet all the conditions in the Minimum Housing and Health Standards.
A washroom must have a:
Kitchens and bathrooms may be shared, depending upon the type of housing premises.
As a responsible tenant you should:
Landlords are expected to keep their buildings clean and in good repair.
If something is broken or not working:
If the repairs aren’t done, you can call Alberta Health Services for help. You will be asked:
Your name is not given to anyone after you call us. A Health Inspector/Environmental Health Officer will contact you to make an appointment for an inspection.
Current as of: September 1, 2015
Author: Environmental Public Health, Alberta Health Services