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.

2015 Rent Increase Guideline

The Ontario government has announced that the annual Rent Increase Guideline, the maximum percentage by which a landlord can increase the rent for most sitting residential tenants without approval from the Landlord and Tenant Board, is 1.6

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:


Find out how Toronto’s leading Mayoral Candidates will tackle housing and homeless issues and make affordable, accessible and safe housing and homelessness supports a reality in Toronto.

Fixing Toronto's Housing Crisis:

The 2014 Mayoral Forum on Housing and Homelessness.

Friday October 17th, 2014

Next city council should address differences in rooming house rules across Toronto: committee

Councillors on Toronto’s executive committee have agreed to handle an explosive issue next year – the possible legalizing of illegal rooming houses in their wards.


Updated - New Discounts for FMTA Members!!!

FMTA members will now recieve fall discounts on Lytton Sports camps!

Updates from the Landlord and Tenant Board

Case Management Hearing Pilot:

Starting September 15, 2014, all T2 Applications about Tenant Rights  and all T6 Applications about Maintenance, assigned to the Landlord and Tenant Board’s Southern and Toronto South Regions, will be scheduled for a case management hearing to be conducted prior to a merits hearing being scheduled.


Bill 14 Amendments:

Tenants taking Akelius Canada to Landlord and Tenant Board

Over 40 long-term tenants in four Akelius owned buildings in Parkdale are taking their landlord to the Landlord and Tenant Board. The tenants, all of whom rented in the buildings before Akelius bought them, believe that the landlord has negatively impacted their living conditions by taking away live-in superintendents and replacing them with a call centre.

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