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Rent Smart Certification Program
Date: 6/18/2018 - 6/19/2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Community Social Development
10030 102 Ave.

We’re hosting a free Rent Smart Certification workshop for individuals to learn more on tenant rights and responsibilities and how to apply for housing.

It is open and free for anyone interested in receiving education and support to better help them find and maintain rental housing.

Event Details:

Date: June 18 and 19, 2018 (both sessions must be attended to receive certification)

Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (includes a one-hour lunch break)

Location: Community Social Development (10030 102 Avenue)

Cost: Free

Registration: To register or for more information, contact Community Social Development at 780-538-0380, or 10030 102 Avenue. Deadline to register is June 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Beverages, snacks and lunch will be provided.

Rent Smart 2018

About the Training

The training is designed to help prepare potential tenants to apply for housing, give them the skills and knowledge to be great tenants and provide education on tenant rights and responsibilities. It builds knowledge, confidence and skills so people can make better decisions about rental housing.

Workshop attendees will receive a Rent Smart Certificate that can act as a reference when applying for rental housing. It demonstrates to landlords that applicants care about being good tenants.

Topics Covered

Rent Smart Certification is a provincially recognized housing readiness model. It covers the following topics:

  • Tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Landlord responsibilities and expectations
  • Tenancy, human rights and privacy laws
  • Being a good roommate and neighbour
  • Maintenance dos and don’ts
  • Fire and safety
  • Pest control
  • Communication skills
  • Community resources

For more information, contact Community Social Development at 780-538-0380, or 10030 102 Avenue.