The dreaded N12 and N13 eviction notices are supposed to be used by landlords who want to sell, move in or renovate. But in this overheated, low-vacancy market, unscrupulous owners often use them to force tenants out and raise the rent. Five horror stories from recently ousted renters


Part 1
Aurora Brown, actor and TV writer, evicted in 2017

Part 2
Bill Goddard, retired engineer, evicted in 2019

Part 3
Rachel Guest, content strategist at a start-up, evicted in 2017 and 2019

Part 4
Mike Carter, actor and photographer, evicted in 2017 and 2018

Part 5
Boni Heward, retired lab technician, evicted in 2018


This story originally appeared in the August 2019 issue of Toronto Life magazine. To subscribe, for just $29.95 a year, click here.