Canadian Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC)
In our opinion this is the number one website available for investors. It takes you through all the steps from how to get started to how to deal with problem tenants. This site provides a thorough guide to the rental process, providing landlords with an overview of their rights and responsibilities. It also provides access to handy worksheets, sample letters and helpful hints
Ontario Rental Tribunal
This organization resolves disputes between landlords and tenants. This site provides valuable information on residential housing regulation. From rent increases per year, to evicting that tenant that just won’t pay for their rent. This site also provides the Tenant Protection Act, which is important legislation for a landlord to have handy.
This is a very popular site that has relevant contracts that all landlords should have at their fingertips. There are samples of all types of leases and contracts available as well as terminating of tenancy and maintenance and repair forms.
Rent Check is an on-line renter credit risk avoidance service. This agency provides information that is used to assess potential tenants financially in a fast and cost-effective way. It allows landlords to research a prospective tenant credit report and verify their employment information prior to making a final decision.
The Unofficial Guide to Real Estate Investing (2nd Edition), by Spencer, Srauss and Martin Stone.