2021 Rental Housing Awards

Congratulations to the 2021 Rental Housing Award Finalists! (Listen in random order)

There are no finalists for Small Rental Housing Provider of the Year and Community Involvement Award as there have already been winners selected and will be announced in late November.

Property Manager of the Year

Eric Stalwick – Weidner Apartments

Chris Chow – Deveraux Apartment Communities

Teresa Hall – Oz Property Management

Adriana Avila – Mainstreet Equity Corp.

On-Site Employee of the Year

Tino Barjavnu – Deveraux Apartment Communities

Dale Deptuck – Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Carl Karcha – Hazelview Properties

Shelbe Daniels – Hazelview Properties

Off-Site Employee of the Year

Natalia New – Deveraux Apartment Communities

Jolene Renas – Hazelview Properties

Adhiraj Brar – Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Excellence in Customer Service Award

Cesar Barrera – Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Natalie Hojati – Weidner Apartments

Laurissa Janssen – Deveraux Apartment Communities

Debra Dorsch – Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Renovation of the Year

Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Deveraux Apartment Communities

Rental Development of the Year

Deveraux Apartment Communities

North Prairie Rentals

Baydo Development

Rental Housing Provider of the Year

Deveraux Apartment Communities

Hazelview Properties

Real Canadian Property Management

This award recognizes a property manager nominated by their employer as someone who is professional, engaged, and demonstrates excellence in everything they do.

Nominees must be currently employed with the company in order to be eligible.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes an employee nominated by their employer as someone who is professional, engaged, and demonstrates excellence in everything they do.

The nominee must be currently employed in a role related to rental operations, marketing, human resources, administration, and works out of a regional or head office, supporting property managers and on-site staff with operational matters.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes a company which has developed a new rental housing project that demonstrates excellence, creativity, and quality. The award will be judged on the overall design and quality of the project and consideration will be given to creativity, curb appeal, amenities, environmental quality, use of space, and functionality.

The project or project phase must have been completed between June 2019 and June 2021.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes a small rental housing provider who has less than 50 units and has demonstrated leadership, initiative, and commitment to their tenants and community.

Nominations should endeavour to communicate how the rental housing provider has strengthened or contributed to the community, reduced environmental impacts, pivoted in the face of change, supported residents, or other accomplishments that demonstrate competence, leadership, and initiative.

Accomplishments, initiatives, and/or innovations must have taken place between June 2019 and June 2021.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes an individual or company who goes above and beyond in their duties to support excellent customer service and tenant relations. The individual or company is described as dedicated, conscientious, and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure every tenant has a positive experience when renting.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes an employee nominated by their employer as someone who is professional, engaged, and demonstrates excellence in everything they do. This employee is someone who regularly exceeds expectations and contributes to the success of his/her building, team, and company.

The nominee must be currently employed in a role related to rental operations, maintenance, cleaning, leasing, sales, etc., and is on-site at the building/development.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes an outstanding rental housing provider who or which has demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication to the success of their operations, communities, and the industry as a whole.

Nominations are open to companies and individual landlords or property managers of all sizes. Nominations should endeavour to communicate how the rental housing provider has strengthened or contributed to the community, reduced environmental impacts, pivoted in the face of change, supported residents, or other accomplishments that demonstrate competence, leadership, and initiative.

Accomplishments, initiatives, and/or innovations must have taken place between June 2019 and June 2021.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes a rental housing provider who has completed a renovation in-part of in full, that demonstrates excellence, quality, and improved functionality. The award will be judged on creativity, quality, value for money, and the improvements made.

The renovation project must have been completed between June 2019 and June 2021.

Nomination Form

This award recognizes a rental housing provider as a company or individual who has gone above and beyond in support of their community. Through volunteering, monetary donations, campaigns, or other activities, the rental housing provider has demonstrated leadership and dedication to the community that they operate in.

Nomination Form

If you have questions or require assistance in submitting your nomination, please contact Cam at admin@skla.ca or call (306) 653-7149.

Application Tips and Best Practices

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Less is more

Answers are limited to 400 words, so be thorough, but brief. Don’t be afraid to use bullet points, include your most important pieces, and focus on what makes your application a winner!

Don’t be afraid to nominate

Let’s celebrate the success of our profession and the work we did over the past year. Don’t be afraid to nominate, success should be recognized!