Renter resource centre
In most cities, there is a limited supply of rental apartments, homes and suites. This renter resource center is designed to help you find the right home. Below are a number of articles that range from conducting your initial search to negotiating a lease. If you have a specific question that you would like us to answer, please email us.
Finding a home to rent
Are you looking for a new home to rent? Square One provides useful tips to help you through the process.
Selecting a roommate
Do you know how to choose the perfect roommate? Learn what to look for and the important questions you need to ask before living with someone.
Preparing a roommate agreement
Now that you've found a roommate, it's time to sign an agreement. Square One explains what you and your roommate should discuss before living together.
Signing a lease with a roommate
When moving in with a roommate, who is going to sign and be named as a “tenant” in the rental agreement? Square One provides some answers.
Solving common issues when living with a roommate
When living with a roommate, friend or not, some annoyances are bound to come up. Square One describes how you can solve some common issues.
Negotiating and signing a residential lease
Square One provides tips when negotiating and signing a lease on a residential property you plan to rent.
Residential rental units checklist
If you are considering renting a residential rental unit in Canada, be sure to review this checklist before you decide to move forward.
Top reasons you need to get tenant insurance
Read about some common tenant insurance misconceptions and the top 10 reasons why you absolutely need tenants insurance in Canada.