Rent Guarantee

Protect your rental income against tenant default with a flexible solution combining rent guarantee insurance, legal assistance and damage protection.

Get 12 months of rent protection:


    Tenants stop paying their rent for plenty of reasons — job loss, relationship turmoil, health issues, cash flow problems, — and the list goes on. SingleKey’s Rent Guarantee acts as your safety net if your tenant doesn’t make rent. With our Rent Guarantee program landlords eliminate the significant risk and loss due to rent arrears, eviction costs and property damage.

    What’s Covered

    What does rent guarantee cover?

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    Guaranteed rental income for up to 12 months & CAD $60,000

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    Lease break protection for up to 60 days until you find a new tenant

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    Property damage protection up to $10,000

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    $1,500 coverage of eviction legal fees incurred

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    Parallegal team hired to handle eviction process if necessary 

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    Automatic rent collection via pre-authorized debit

    Why Do I Need Rent Guarantee?

    Because dealing with Delinquent Tenants
    can be very costly

    Landlords will lose an average of $12,000 when going through a tenant eviction.*

    In most provinces, it takes 4 months to evict a tenant.*

    Legal, court and bailiff fees for an eviction will add up to $1,250 on average.*


    What our clients are saying

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    Norman - Landlord

    Find the right tenants with SingleKey and clear your path for long-term rentals.

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    Joe - Landlord

    Recover rent, fix damages, and simplify evictions with SingleKey’s Rent Guarantee.

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    Raza - Landlord

    Scale your rental portfolio and ensure cash flow with SingleKey’s risk mitigation tools.


    Your peace of mind is just a few clicks away

    How Our Rent Guarantee Works


    Screen Your Tenants

    Invite your tenants to apply online and receive a detailed report including an Equifax credit check, income and employment history, criminal records, a social media scan and more.


    Guarantee Your Rent

    Upgrade to the Rent Guarantee program and say goodbye to dealing with missed payments, early termination, tenant evictions and legal fees.


    Enjoy Hassle-Free Renting

    We will collect your rent and be there every step of the way to ensure that your rent is always paid.


    How to place a claim

    Submit your claim

    With our quick and simple reimbursement process, you get paid within 15 days by filing your claim if your tenant misses their rent payment.


    Why Singlekey

    We protect your rental income
    from unreliable tenants

    Get reimbursed right away in case of non-payment of rent with no deductibles

    From single family rentals to 1000+ unit properties and everything in between

    When tenants break the lease, we will cover the rent for up to 60 days until you find a new tenant

    Who’s behind my coverage?

    Backed by Lloyd’s of London

    SingleKey is a participating member of a Protected Cell Captive insurance company that is 100% re-insured within the Lloyd’s Market, rated A+ by A.M. Best.


    Landlords are renting
    safely with SingleKey

    Sandra Petrozzi
    Sandra Petrozzi
    July 4, 2021.
    Excellent service, very easy to use and had results back the same day. Would highly recommend!
    Jason Sones
    Jason Sones
    June 29, 2021.
    Really great service. I needed to setup an account on the weekend and single key was the only company that works on the weekend to to verify my information. Best tenant verification system.
    Julie Grondin
    Julie Grondin
    June 27, 2021.
    I have used SingleKey with a couple prospective tenants and so far I like it. It provides the information I need to make a decision. Many investors I know also use this website and love it.
    Pinka Dhami
    Pinka Dhami
    June 26, 2021.
    SingleKey gave us amazing service. It was very easy to contact them and they were very quick to provide a detailed Tenant Credit report and we are worry free after getting their Rental Insurance Program.
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    June 25, 2021.
    Very legit. Very professional. Very Canadian! I had a couple of issues at the beginning, but they were addressed quite quickly and properly. They are a good match to the business of landlording. Have recommended to others in the field.
    Paolo Lamanna
    Paolo Lamanna
    June 25, 2021.
    Great System. Great tools Thank you
    Jeff Bacon
    Jeff Bacon
    June 24, 2021.
    SingleKey was easy for me as a Landlord to use, and was great for my applicants as they did not have to worry about providing their details directly to me. The cost is totally reasonable and I intend to use this for all my future tenant screening.
    June 22, 2021.
    I found the service to be very thorough and quick and easy to use. I had multiple applications and the service was easy to use and compare. I have an amazing tenant now thanks so much!
    Rajiv Nigam
    Rajiv Nigam
    June 21, 2021.
    used single key to review multiple tenants, fast and easy!


    Your Rent Guarantee Questions Answered

    The Rent Guarantee program includes:

    – Guaranteed Rental income for up to 12 months or $60,000 per lease
    – Damage protection from willful tenant damage up to $10,000 per lease
    – Legal Fees incurred during the eviction process covered up to $1,500
    – Automatic Rent Collection via PAD
    – 2 FREE Tenant Credit & Background Checks

    Since we collect the rent for you, we will know right away if the tenant hasn’t paid and we will take action to contact the tenant and collect the rent. If the tenant is unresponsive, we will continue to pay your rent for up to 12 months while working with our paralegal team to remove the delinquent tenant.

    In the case of negligent or wilful property damage by the tenant, please notify us within the next business day and we will be reimbursed up to $10,000 of damages if the tenant refuses to pay.

    To start the Rent Guarantee we need the following documents:

    1. Credit Report for each tenant – we can help with this

    2. Proof of income in the form of recent Paystubs, T4, Bank statement or Employment Letter

    3. Valid signed lease agreement

    We also recommend that the landlord performs a Pre‐Inspection report, including images of the property detailing the condition of the unit prior to tenant move‐in; as well as proof of property and liability insurance

    The good news is that we do not qualify tenants based solely on their credit score. To ensure affordability, we require that the rent cannot exceed 45% of tenant’s gross household-income.

    Yes, we can guarantee new and mid-lease tenants. For existing tenants, we simply require confirmation that the tenant has made their past rent payments on time.

    Ready to Guarantee your Rent?

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    The SingleKey Rent Guarantee coverage is provided by Lloyds Lloyds Crest Lloyds, rated A+ by A.M. Best. Coverage is offered in the form of a surety performance bond. SingleKey is a participating member of Protected Cell Captive insurance company that is one hundred percent reinsured within the Lloyd’s Market rated A+ by A.M. Best. 

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