Scale Collaborative has been providing Executive Leadership to support the growth, scaling and sustainability of Ready to Rent.
Scale Collaborative was contracted by Ready to Rent in 2014 to make recommendations on next steps; the organization had an impactful program but was experiencing financial challenges. Scale saw opportunity for growth and sharing the RentSmart program model to other communities. Since 2015, RentSmart has been introduced across BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario, and has expanded its reach from 250 program participants annually to over 1500 in 2017. Scale has also supported a significant shift from grant dependency to various revenue streams. Most importantly, RentSmart is part of a movement to shift the homelessness crisis into a prevention system.