Q & A about the housing registry program


Tell me more about this service. Walk me through how it works.

A general overview of what the program is and how it works. more...

My school already runs a similar service. Why should we participate in this program?

Key benefits of the program and reasons why this program makes sense, even if your school already has a similar service. more...

What do we have to do to participate? When does the service launch? Are there any catches?

Everything you need to know about how to participate in the progam, how to get started, and when it goes live. more...

How does this differ from existing off-campus housing listing programs?

We know we need to provide real advantages to you and your students. Here's how we differ from what's out there right now. more...

How much money will our school make?

The service can help make money to pay for your other programs. How much will depend on the particulars of your school and city, but we can provide some background information to give you an idea of what to expect. more...

How much do landlords pay? How will this affect how many listings are posted?

Does how much is charged affect how many landlords are willing to list with the service? What's the tangible impact from increasing rates? Does charging impact on the quality of ads in the service? more...

How will the service be marketed?

Success depends on good marketing. You can help, or you can let us do it all. As with many other program elements, it's your choice. more...

How can we convince our Administration to let us run the off-campus housing service?

At many schools, the Administration operates the off-campus housing service. What are some strategies you can use to convince them to let you operate the service? more...

How will the transition from our existing service to rentingspaces.ca be managed?

Migrating from your current service to rentingspaces.ca doesn't have to be hard. more...

Who are Whitematter Development?

When you join the program, you're getting into a relationship with Whitematter Development. Learn a bit more about us here. more...

Parlez vous français?

The service has been designed to accommodate different languages. We are actively working on making our service available in French.


Still have questions? Contact us!
phone: 780-432-6617
e-mail: info@whitematter.ca