Free 2 Be: Landlords

How we work with you

By choosing to rent to a Free 2 Be participant, not only will you become an integral part of the Free 2 Be program, but you will join a cohort of landlords like yourself who are, through their everyday jobs, supporting the positive outcomes for youth leaving the child welfare system in Toronto.

What we provide to you:

  • Reliable and timely rent payments
  • Careful screening of tenants to ensure good fit
  • Reduced vacancy and quick turn-around
  • Designated point of contact to call if concerns arise
  • Potential funds for unforeseen costs
  • Tailored and responsive support for all participating landlords
  • Landlord appreciation
  • Free 2 Be program newsletter
  • Opportunities for corporate volunteering

What we provide to Free 2 Be tenants:

  • Tenancy education and counselling
  • Case management & regular home visits
  • Budgeting & bill payments support
  • Participation in recreation, education & employment activities
  • Unit inspections on move in/move out
  • Eviction planning and prevention strategies
  • Financial rent supplement support

For more information, please see our Free 2 Be, Landlords FAQs.

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