Housing Help and Landlords

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 Homelessness Learning Hub for further housing help and landlord related information.

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

Webinar – Supporting Renters and Working with Landlords
Resources to Support Renters
Toolkits and Other Resources
  • 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.




Home Takeovers
flexible funding
Resources to Recruit and Retain Landlords
Toolkits and Other Resources
Landlord Mitigation and Repair Fund Programs
Head Leasing
Resources for Landlords
Program Areas

Emergency Shelter | Diversion | Outreach | Housing Help and Landlords | Housing with Support | Prevention | Partnering with Other Systems | Peers and Lived Experience

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