A member of our eviction team will contact you within 48 hours.
Read the guide and use the resources to fight your eviction. Know your rights and keep yourself informed during every stage of the eviction process.
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The Affidavit Assistant helps you collect information for your case
How to resolve major issues with your landlord before you need to go to court.
How to respond if your landlord has sent you a letter saying they want you out. This includes verbal notices.
How to talk to your landlord and resolve issues without having to go to court or the Rental Housing Tribunal.
What to do if you receive a summons or notice to appear in court for your eviction.
How to legally oppose your eviction. Learn how to fight your eviction or get more time to move out of the property.
How to find free legal advice and representation for you eviction matter. You have the right to a lawyer!
How to ensure that the municipality provides you with emergency housing if you will be made homeless by your eviction.
How to find the right court and courtroom where your eviction case will take place.
Understand the eviction court process and how your case will make it's way through the court process.
What to do once the court has made a decision in your eviction case.
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Are evictions being conducted in compliance with South African Law? Insights from SERI’s research from the Eviction Project team on the importance of considering the personal circumstances of tenants (and landlords) for just and equitable evictions.