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 include:
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: https://www.canlii.org
Our formal meetings typically take place on the last Tuesday of every month, with the following speaker schedule:
January 16th Kingston Mayor Paterson
February 28th Allistair Trent, Legal Services Landlords & Real Estate Professionals
March 28th Shawn Leclaire, RentalGauge & Rick See, B.A., CAIB, McDougall Insurance & Financial
April 25th Landlord’s Self-Help Centre LSO Paralegals, Diana Padierna, Nathalia Debski, Ender Joseph
May 30th Accounting Firm of Hendry Warren LLP
Jacob Milosek CPA, CA & Nicholas Raycroft, CPA
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.
Interested in joining the Board? Contact us!
President Robert Melo
Treasurer Emre Askar
Directors Paula Nichols, Caitlyn Clark, Jordan Morelli, Mark Taylor, Samantha Glass, Sina Tahamtan, Colin Watts
You are welcome to participate & join in the rewarding experience of being a volunteer too. 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.
Meetings are blended - currently 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.
Shawn Leclaire - founder of RentalGauge™ Inc. (March 2023)
Mayor Bryan Paterson - City of Kingston (January 2023)
Kyle Compeau - Manager, Enforcement Services - City of Kingston - Nuisance Party Bylaw (April 2022)
Tony Miller - CEO, Ottawa Small Landlord Association (March 2022)
Pete Goyer, MYCOR Insurance Solutions Ontario East (January 2022)
Michael Cotman of MW Cotman & Associates (November 2021)
Lorrie McCullough, McCullough Legal Services & Sean Jensen, Paralegal (October 2021)
Ryan Decker & Kathryn Morrison - KFL&A Public Health Environmental Health & Covid (September 2021)
Tim Park - Manager, Development Approvals - City of Kingston (May 2021)
Kyle Compeau & Derek Ochej, Building & Enforcement - City of Kingston (April 2021)
John Done, Kingston Community Legal Clinic (March 2021)
Ray Garner, Director Solid Waste Services - City of Kingston (February 2021)
Nick Lorraway & Natalie Woodland - Co-founders of the Home Standards Project (February 2021)
Carol Willes - BMO Private Banking (November 2020)
Omotayo Senbore - Renile (October 2020)
Sue Priest - Paralegal Services (September 2020)
Paige Agnew, Sukriti Agarwal & Andrea Gummo - City of Kingston Planning (February 2020)
Kyle Compeau & Dan Hazell -City of Kingston Licensing (January 2020)