Can you have a Basement Bedroom with No Egress Window?

Can you have a basement bedroom with no egress window?

Your teenage child is getting to the stage of life where they want privacy. You rent a house with a basement room you believe would be a perfect fit for a “teen cave/bedroom. ” It has a small window — not big enough to crawl out of in case of a fire. Can you use it as a bedroom?

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Nelda Schulte

Nelda Schulte

Nelda Schulte is a freelance writer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada who specializes in real estate.