Mission

The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit Organization which advocates for better rights for Tenants. Founded in 1974, we are the oldest and largest Tenant Federation in Canada. The FMTA is comprised of affiliated Tenant Associations and of individual Members. We have over 3,000 members and continue to grow.

New Membership Fee Structure

The FMTA Board of Directors has approved a new fee structure for FMTA members.  Now it's more affordable than ever for Tenant Associations to become members of the FMTA.

Membership dues for the FMTA are now:

Individual - $20 / year
Senior, Student, Unemployed - $5 / year
Supporter/Organization Member - $50 / year
Tenants' Association:

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