WHERE TO LOOK
Listings and Resources
Watch the video above from our Finding Housing and Deadling with Landlords Workshop to find out your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. Alternatively, you can find the presentation slides here.
Before you rent, we recommend reviewing the Renting It Right free online course from the Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) and Justice Education Society.
You can begin your search for off-campus housing by checking out the following website, which is affiliated with SFU Residences:
SFU does not pre-screen ads for off-campus housing, so it is your responsibility to check out the listings from any advertisement or website carefully. Be mindful that there can be rental scams. Here is some information how some of them work.
Connect With Other Students
You can connect with other students to find roommates to share costs, or get advice from current students who have been through this experience.
- To connect with other incoming students, or to ask other students for advice, join the following Facebook groups:
- To connect with other new students to find roommates, try our New Grad Students and Postdocs Facebook group.