Renting a Place to Live
You're prepared to look for a place to live and you have an appointment to visit a prospective rental accommodation. The information in this section will help you evaluate accommodations:
- Evaluating Your Options
When choosing a place to live, careful evaluation of prospective accommodations is important. Worksheets are also provided to help you plan your search and evaluate different rentals.
- Choosing a Safe Place to Live
Highlights safety issues to consider when looking at rental accommodations, from neighbourhood crime to security of the building and the actual living space.
- The Rental Agreement
Outlines key elements of rental agreements and highlights where you can find information specific to the province or territory of your new residence.
Provides an overview of rental deposits, explaining what the landlord can require and their uses.
- Healthy Living and Household Hazards
Looks at the general quality of living spaces, including air, water and possible problems/toxins.