FMTA News

Learn More about the Condo Tenants Association!

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Are you a Condo tenant in the City of Toronto?

The FMTA has heard from thousands of Condo tenants throughout the years and we know that they face particular issues.  However unlike other tenants in hi-rises, condo tenants in the City have a difficult time organizing.

Why?

Pursuing a Judgment Against a Landlord in Ontario and the Case for Landlord Licensing

The article describes the struggle of a tenant pursuing justice through the Landlord and Tenant Board. After obtaining a judgment against their landlord from the LTB, the tenant had another uphill battle trying to get the judgment enforced- in order to get money owed to them by the landlord.

 

Cold Weather Blues: Heat, Leaks and Snow Removal

With a cold winter approaching, many tenants are having issues with snow removal, ice and heat.  The following are common questions that tenants have about issues in the winter:

 

Automatic Rent Reductions 2014: Frequently Asked Questions

This year, a little under 40,000 rent reduction notices are going out to tenants in the City of Toronto.

FMTA Meet & Greet Event! Nov 29th at 1pm

The FMTA is inviting all Tenant Association leaders and tenant advocates to a Tenant Meet and Greet on November 29th at 1pm!

This is your chance to meet other tenant associations as well as councillors and MPP's including:

Affordable Internet for TCHC Residents

TCHC has recently unveiled a new program for their residents.

The CONNECTED FOR SUCCESS TM program is committed to offering an affordable Internet solution for youth, seniors, singles, and families currently living in Toronto Community Housing.

FMTA International Tenants Day - Tenant Summit - 2013

Join the FMTA and ACTO for a Right to Housing Community Forum: International Strategies for Action on  Wednesday October 23rd at 7pm.

 

What will it take to end homelessness? Is a right to housing within our reach?

Come hear success stories from the world-wide movement for the right to adequate housing!

 

City of Toronto Addressing Basement Flooding Calls

The City of Toronto is reminding residents to call 311, the City's 24-hour customer service line, to report basements flooded as a result of the intense rainfall in July.

City of Toronto Seeking to Engage All Residents on Future of Housing Services for Vulnerable Tenants

The City of Toronto is inviting all residents to share their views on the delivery of services that prevent homelessness and help some of Toronto's most vulnerable residents find and keep permanent housing.

Bed Bug Reports in the City of Toronto

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The following presentation was recently obtained by the FMTA tracking Public Health Bed Bug Reports in the City of Toronto from 2009-2012.

The following presentation was created by Noah Adams, a social worker, researcher and activist who resides in Toronto (www.noahjadams.com). Noah obtained the data through a FOIA request.