A Nova Scotia start-up is hoping to change the way landlords choose tenants by focusing on more than just their credit score. Milan Vrekic found his experience as a rental property owner was a stressful experience with bad tenants causing damage and leaving garbage at properties or defaulting on rental payments.

So he created the Z-Score. The software-based product allows landlords to score tenants on a variety of risk factors. Vrekic told the Financial Post that his solution could shake-up credit scoring in the rental sector with landlords choosing tenants based on more than just their financial viability.

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