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.

FMTA responds to Ontario's Fair Housing Plan

It is a good day for tenants.

Long sought-after changes to the tenancy laws have been announced today by the Province.  The FMTA - including Tenant Associations, individial members and the Board of Directors - has been pushing for decades for many of the tenant protections announced today.  

RIP Howard Tessler (1952 - 2017)

Longtime tenant advocate and FMTA employee Howard Tessler passed away this morning.  

Introducing: The New FMTA Tenant Association Toolkit

The FMTA is proud to present our newest publication - The Tenant Association Toolkit.

The Toolkit is chalked full of information on starting a tenant association along with amazing tools to help maintain one: newsletter templates, info on how to open a TA bank account, sign up and membership form tempaltes, etc.

Tenant Association Profile: Bretton Place Tenants Association

Bretton Place Tenants’ Association (BPTA) was established over 30 years ago to represent the collective interests of residents of Bretton Place (44 Jackes and 33 Rosehill).

Get Involved with the New Campaign Launched by the Toronto Alliance for Homelessness

The Toronto Alliance for Homelessness, in partnership with the City of Toronto, is launching a campaign to raise public awareness about homelessness in Toronto.

Our Tenant Community Development Project is Back!

The FMTA is pleased to announce the return of our Tenant Community Development Project! We’re back in buildings developing and strengthening relationships with tenants across the City of Toronto. We’re also supporting leadership development, civic engagement and will be holding in depth training on tenant rights through our tenant school project.

Victory for Tenants at 16 St. Joseph Street

In a major victory for tenants at 16 St. Joseph St, the Landlord and Tenant Board recently dismissed the landlord’s application for an Above Guideline Rent Increase. This unparalleled achievement was made possible through the tireless efforts of the tenants at 16 St. Joseph, with support from the FMTA. The 16 St.

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