Mar 17 | Landlord Workshop: Hearings and Appeals

Navigating RTB Hearings & Appeals

Landlord Advantage Series: A free workshop on how to prepare for a residential tenancies branch (RTB) hearing or a residential tenancies commission hearing

This workshop will provide an overview of procedures, including information re: mediation, orders of possession and rent increases.

Client Services Officer, Residential Tenancies Branch
Lindsay Schaitel , Tenant Landlord Cooperation program             


Saturday, March 17, 2018


Cindy Klassen Rec Centre

Large meeting room

999 Sargent Avenue


Please RSVP by Mar 15 to or call 204-417-2039


Posted by Gord McIntyre at 4:20 PM

Ongoing: RentSmart Basics and Certificate classes

RentSmart - Tools and resources for renters - Winnipeg Rental Network - Affordable solutions for renting properties in Winnipeg

is a national education program for renters. In Manitoba, two programs are offered: RentSmart Basics and RentSmart Certificate.


To see a calendar of courses available, click here for the Basics program and click here for the Certificate program.


RentSmart Basics is and introductory course. RentSmart Basics courses are facilitated by RentSmart Educators and are adapted to meet the unique needs of specific populations such as youth, newcomers, people with disabilities and seniors. RentSmart Basics is typically 3 hours long and is often the precursor to the RentSmart Certificate course.


RentSmart Certificate is a 12-hour course that covers the following:

Tenant rights and responsibilities

Landlord responsibilities and expectations

Living with roommates, housemates and neighbours

Effective communication skills

Budgeting and planning for housing affordability and stability

Maintenance do's and don'ts

Crisis management, safety and pests

Posted by Gord McIntyre at 3:22 PM

Mar 14 | CoP:Successful Tenancies and Mental Health

Community of Practice Networking Session: 
Supporting Successful Tenancies and Mental Health
  • Learn about successful models and best practice approaches
  • Discuss challenges and successes
  • Connect with other service providers and resources in the community


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

10:00AM to Noon

West End Commons
Assembly Hall

641 St. Matthews Ave.  or call 204-417-2039 | 204-417-2110


Posted by Gord McIntyre at 3:06 PM

Mar 6-9 | RentSmart Train-the-Trainer

RentSmart Educator
is a 4 day training session running from March 6th to 9th, 2018.

Cost is $600. Subsidized spots are available. Please see poster for further details.

RentSmart Educator prepares and certifies community organizations and partners to deliver the RentSmart model.

RentSmart combines tenant and landlord education, with a certificate of completion, and support to stay housed. This model helps youth, individuals and families find and keep good housing, and have successful tenancies. Successful tenancies are key to housing stability and the prevention of homelessness.

This is a national program.

Winnipeg Rental Network is hosting this training.

Sign up at

Posted by Gord McIntyre at 6:18 PM

Jan 10 | WRN Network Session: Youth Homelessness

Winnipeg Rental Network | Community of Practice

CoP Networking Session: Youth Homelessness and Housing

Learn about
Here and Now: The Winnipeg Plan to End Youth Homelessness

  • Share your challenges and successes in housing and supporting youth who are experiencing homelessness.
  • Connect with others working in the community
  • Contribute to the plan’s implementation and help identify long-term and short-term action items.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
10:00AM to Noon
West End Commons, Assembly Hall
641 St. Matthews Ave

Please register: or call 204-417-2110

Posted by Gord McIntyre at 5:12 PM