The first annual FMTA fundraiser this May at the Ramada Inn was a smashing success. Close to $5000 was raised and over 80 people attended including FMTA members, tenant activists, City Councilors and MPP's. The FMTA would like to thank all our friends and allies in the community who came out and showed their support.
After a long drawn out battle with the lawyer for Briar Lane, tenants have won a substantial victory. The Board ruled that the landlord could not unilaterally switch tenants to paying their own hydro from what the Board called "the landlords third party service provider".
Through our Tenant Hotline, Outreach & Organizing Team, and Tenant Education workshops, we consistently hear from tenants about some of the most egregious violations of tenant protection legislation in Ontario.
The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations recently submited its position on human rights and rental housing to the Ontario Human Rights Commission. See the attached document for our six recomendations.