CKLA Member Benefits

Being a Landlord or Property Manager can be very challenging. There are many benefits to becoming a member of the Chatham-Kent Landlord Association (CKLA), some of which are listed below.

Advertise Your Rental Units on

As a member of the Chatham-Kent Landlord's Association you will be able list all your vacant units for easy access to those seeking rental accommodations in the Chatham-Kent area. You can add a listing in a few short minutes including multiple photos inside and out if you desire.

Landlord Resources on

CKLA Members receive access to information and documents including a legislation-compliant rental application form, Ministry Notification and Application forms, mandatory lease and tenant information brochure.

Landlord (RentSmart) Course

CKLA members set the benchmark for ethical and effective landlords. Our  LANDLORD Education is a 4-hours course that is open to any landlord, but compulsory learning for members. Providing information on legislation including the Residential Tenancies Act, the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act as well as best practices, tenant screening and much more, the course supports landlords achieve success.

Landlord networking

As a member of CKLA, you will be part of a networking group, all of which share a common interest. Members meet monthly to share ideas and learn from industry related guest speakers.. If you would like to attend a meeting to find out more about CKLA, simply contact us for an invitation. The first meeting you attend is free of charge.

Access to Members Resources

Resources include: relevant news and articles, events, educational sessions and links to current government forms and documents required by Legislation.

Free RENTCHECK Membership (annual $75 value)

Premium Canadian-US credit reports in English and French. Three decades of partnership with Equifax and TransUnion). Fast effective and affordable screening tools including Privacy Compliant 

Application Forms, Commercial; Business Reports, Fraud Detection, Bankruptcy Predictor, People Search, CPIC criminal reports...and more.

Sole source for Tenancy history with 4.4 million records; applicants who have been approved or decline, payment patterns and left rental unit owing debt. Reporting tenant information keeps other landlords informed; landlords-talking-to-landlords.

No annual fee - 77% saving over other credit providers


Join the Chatham-Kent Landlord Association

Enjoy the benefits of membership today, registration is quick & easy!