Landlord/Tenant FAQS

  1. How do I contact the RTDRS? Click here for contact information through Service Alberta.
  2. How does the RTDRS work? Click here for details from Service Alberta regarding RTDRS Rules of Practice and Procedure.
  3. How do I file a claim with RTDRS? Click here for details from the RTDRS regarding how to file a claim.
  4. What forms do I need for RTDRS? Visit the RTDRS website for a list of application, affidavit and notice forms.
  5. How do I serve an RTDRS claim? Click here for details from the RTDRS regarding service methods, substitutional service and abridgement of service.
  6. How do I prepare for an RTDRS hearing? Click here for details from the RTDRS regarding witnesses, evidence and adjournments.
  7. What should I consider before filing a claim at Court? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding considerations before filing a claim.
  8. How do I start a claim? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding the steps involved to initiate a landlord/tenant claim.
  9. How do I “serve and file” my claim? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding service methods and requirements.
  10. I’ve been served with a a Notice of Application, now what do I do? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts on resolving or contesting an application.
  11. Are there an mediation options available to me? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding the Court Civil Claims Mediation Program.
  12. What remedies are available under the Residential Tenancies Act? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding available remedies.
  13. What happens at the hearing? Visit the Alberta Courts website for information about what happens at a hearing.
  14. What happens after the hearing? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts regarding filing, serving and enforcing an order.
  15. How do I appeal a decision? Click here for details from the Alberta Courts on how to appeal a decision.