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.

Sign up for the upcoming Tenant School- March 30 and April 6!

We are pleased to offer a Spring edition of our popular Tenant School program, a free, two-day intensive training for tenants. Lawyers and other experts teach courses on your rights under the law, advocacy, and tenant organizing and working with government / decision-makers.

Reasonable Doubt: Winter Tips for Tenants

Winter brings special considerations for tenants. Although the laws surrounding residential tenancies do not change with the seasons, some issues are more prevalent during Canada’s chilly months.

FMTA Releases New Report on Rent Control!

Despite there being much disagreement on the topic of rent control, this paper put together by Phillip Mendonca- Vieira is a comprehensive sweep that starts with the empirical evidence at our disposal and aims to have a serious discussion about the  benefits, drawbacks and impacts of rent control.

Congratulations to "Tessler" winners from the First Annual FMTA Tenant Awards

Congratulations to all Tessler winners of the first annual FMTA Tenant Awards.  

We got lots of nominations from around the City.  It's obvious that many tenants are doing amazing things in their communities!

Winners this year included:

Betty Ann Van Gastel - Perseverance Award

Natalie Hundt - Campaign Award

Liza Butcher - Courage Award

CHECK IF YOUR HOME IS LISTED ON THE N12 REGISTRY

A N12- is a government form, that a landlord can give a tenant. It’s an eviction notice (a warning letter) which asks a tenant to vacate their unit for landlord or purchaser’s own use as well as for the use of select family members.

 

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