Get Housed, Stay Housed provides renter education, a service facilitated by the MNO Housing Stabilization Program. It is way for individuals and families to increase their skills and knowledge of successful tenancy and opens doors to long-term housing stability.
This service will be delivered in a virtual format, and includes a blend of group check-ins and learn-at-your-own-pace modules. A condensed version is also available for those looking for one-on-one sessions.
For more information or to arrange a private group or one-on-one session please contact BetteB@metisnation.org.
*Registration is open to all those who identify as Indigenous as well as to internal MNO staff*
Workshops – Scheduled at Your Convenience
These workshops are shortened sections of the units found in the Full Course Content, and provide a tailored approach to some of the more common rental issues individuals and households face. They are available in either a one-on-one or group format and can be scheduled at a time that works best for you.
List of Workshops:
- Budgeting Tips – How to Make the Rent
- Knowing Your Rights – Understanding the Residential tenancies Act
- Landlord and Tenant Relationship Tips
- Maintenance Matters – Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Tenant
- Navigating the Landlord and Tenant Board
- Rental Tips and How to Avoid Scams
Full Course Content:
Each session will begin with a Introductory Check-In with the course facilitator, as well as periodic Q&A sessions between units as needed.
Unit 1 – Getting Started (complete independently)
Resources (click to download a copy):
- Budget Planner
- Things to Look for During a Viewing
- A Guide to the Standard Lease for Rental Housing
- Standard Residential Tenancy Agreement
- LTB N Forms Explained
- Top 5 Reasons You Need Tenant Insurance
- Get Housed, Stay Housed Info Sheet
- Sample Rent Receipt
- Housing Tips for Students
- Landlord & Tenant Relationships
If you have questions or concerns while completing the independent learning units, please reach out to your course facilitator, Bette Belanger, at BetteB@metisnation.org