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Founded in 1981, the Kingston Rental Property Owners Association brings together landlords in the Kingston community to promote local & provincial advocacy, peer networking, education on laws & regulations, & to provide an opportunity to share valuable resources & support best practices.

Membership is open to landlords, property managers, superintendents, as well as professionals & vendors who supply services to the rental property community.


KRPOA Member Benefits:

  • 8 monthly dinner meetings (Zoom & In-person) that feature interesting & informative guest speakers & the opportunity to network with fellow landlords & suppliers

  • Access to rental specific forms including a lease addendum (available for members on our Resource Page)

  • Member discounts at area businesses

  • We DO NOT carry a list of "bad tenants". You can view public LTB court cases here: CanLII

  • Advocacy for landlords

Refer a New Member Get a Free Dinner up to $25!

Refer a New Member get $25 off Next Year’s Membership Fee!

Guests are encouraged to attend one complimentary KRPOA Member meeting.

To continue attending subsequent meetings, guests are requested to support KRPOA by joining or pay a $30 guest fee per meeting.

Meetings are blended - offered both in-person & virtually via Zoom.



Membership is open to SMALL & LARGE landlords, property managers, brokers, lenders, appraisers, superintendents, real estate professionals, & others in the industry. Membership Meetings typically take place on the last Tuesday of every month with guest speakers. June + July + August = Summer Break.

The KRPOA is fully managed by a volunteer board consisting entirely of local rental property owners & managers. Board membership is a 2-year term. Monthly hourly commitment is approximately 5 to 6 hours.

Board Roles

President | Robert Melo

Treasurer | Emre Askar

Directors | Paula Nichols, Jordan Morelli, Mark Taylor, Fern Gauthier, Jason Eade

You are welcome to participate & join in the rewarding experience of being a volunteer Board member! Our members have demonstrated their willingness to mentor, coach & share what has worked & what hasn’t, & we're always looking for new perspectives & ideas. 


For more information about joining the Board - contact us!

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Proposed Residential Rental Licensing

Previous Speakers

  • Kayla Andrade President of Ontario Landlords Watch  Home - Ontario Landlords Watch May/24

  • BITTU GEORGE Past Adjudicator of LTB Apr/24

  • Burgandy Dunn, Counsel Viridius Lex LLP Mar/24

  • Isaac Jones, Business Development Representative Rhenti Feb/24

  • Ted Hsu, MPP,  Kingston & 1000 Islands, former MP Jan/24

  • Youko Leclerc-Desjardins, MCIP, RPP from Fotenn Planning + Design & KRPOA's AGM Nov/23

  • Tony Irwin President/CEO Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) Sept/23

  • Hendry Warren LLP Jacob Milosek CPA CA Nicholas Raycroft CPA May/23

  • Landlord’s Self-Help Centre LSO Paralegals Diana Padierna Nathalia Debski Ender Joseph Apr/23

  • Allistair Trent Legal Services Landlords & Real Estate Professionals Feb/23

  • Shawn Leclaire founder of RentalGauge™ Inc Mar/23

  • Mayor Bryan Paterson Kingston Jan/23

  • Kyle Compeau Manager Enforcement Services Kingston Nuisance Party Bylaw Apr/22

  • Tony Miller CEO Ottawa Small Landlord Assoc Mar/22

  • Pete Goyer MYCOR Insurance Solutions ON East Jan/22

  • Michael Cotman MW Cotman & Assoc Nov/21

  • Lorrie McCullough McCullough Legal Services & Sean Jensen Paralegal Oct/21

  • Ryan Decker & Kathryn Morrison KFL&A Public Health Environmental Health & Covid Sept/21

  • Tim Park Manager Development Approvals Kingston May/21

  • Kyle Compeau & Derek Ochej Building & Enforcement Kingston Apr/21

  • John Done Kingston Community Legal Clinic Mar/21

  • Ray Garner Director Solid Waste Services Kingston Feb/21

  • Nick Lorraway & Natalie Woodland Co-founders of the Home Standards Project Feb/21

  • Carol Willes BMO Private Banking Nov/20

  • Omotayo Senbore Renile Oct/20

  • Sue Priest Paralegal Services (September 2020)

  • Paige Agnew, Sukriti Agarwal & Andrea Gummo City of Kingston Planning Feb/20

  • Kyle Compeau & Dan Hazell Kingston Licensing Jan/20


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Includes access to monthly membership meetings with guest speaker presentations, email updates of local news/events, as well as access to our Members-Only Resource Page

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