Eviction Self Defence

You can fight unfair evictions.

Below are a few links to help you understand your rights, report your eviction and fight back. 

1. Eviction Navigator 

Is your landlord evicting you or your neighbour? It can be difficult to know where to start. The navigator tool below is designed to help you determine whether or not you have a legal eviction notice, and how to fight your eviction based on the type of notice you've received.


Eviction Navigator Tool

2. Report Your Eviction

Did you know - no government or institution tracks evictions in B.C.? Please take the time to report your eviction to the Vancouver Tenants Union:

(If link doesn't work click here)

3. Eviction Self Defence Handbook

Print, read and share - a great resource to have and know even if you are not currently facing eviction. Updated in 2021:


4. Info on Renovictions & Demovictions

If you and your neighbours are interested in organizing to fight mass evictions, contact us here.

5. Find an Advocate

As a volunteer-run organization of fellow renters, VTU's capacity for individual advocacy is very limited; we are not here to replace social services that already exist: Click here for our directory of tenant advocates.