RentSmart Course for CHC Tenants and Applicants
Do you want to understand your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, and what Calgary Housing Company’s role is as a landlord? Sign up for RentSmart today and be ready to rent!
RentSmart is a course designed to help tenants know and understand their rights and responsibilities when renting a home. It is a housing readiness model that gives participants the skills and knowledge to be great tenants and positively impact housing stability. Calgary Housing Company offers the RentSmart course to applicants and tenants free of charge. To learn more about RentSmart, please visit: www.readytorentbc.org/rent-smart
Why take the RentSmart Course?
The RentSmart course will not only teach you things you need to keep in mind to be a successful tenant, he RentSmart certificate can also act as a reference when you apply to rent a place. It lets landlords know you care about being a good tenant.
RentSmart covers the following topics:
- Tenant rights and responsibilities
- Landlord responsibilities and expectations
- Tenancy, human rights and privacy laws
- Roommates and neighbours
- Budgeting and keeping housing affordable
- Effective communication
- Maintenance dos and don’ts
- Fire and safety
- Community resources
Email or call us today to sign up for one of the upcoming courses (depending on availability), or to get added to the mailing list for future RentSmart course offerings!