The information and resources here are intended to support your efforts to support renters and to recruit and retain landlords in your work to prevent and end homelessness.

Below you will find information and tools from a number of sources. Remember, you can also always search on the Homeless Hub and the Community Workspace on Homelessness for further housing help and landlord related information.

Keep checking back here as we will be regularly updating materials and adding further resources.

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Resources to Support Renters

  • Waterloo Region Renters’ Toolkit (on-line) – information, templates, checklists for a self-directed housing search.  Includes resources under the following headings: preparing for your housing search, searching for housing, securing housing and making it a home, staying housed, and deciding to move. 
  • RentSmart Certificate – course to empower tenants to understand their rights and responsibilities, communicate effectively with landlords, neighbours and roommates, budget to maintain their housing, and look after their home.

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Resources to Recruit and Retain Landlords

Landlord Mitigation and Repair Fund Programs:

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