FMTA News

The FMTA's 40th Annual General Meeting and Tenant Forum!

Join the FMTA for our 40th Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June 10th, 2014 at 6:30pm.

The AGM will be held at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) - 252 Bloor St. W, Room 4426

All FMTA AGM's include:

Municipal Elections! Sign Up for voterlookup.ca

Are you recorded as an eligible elector for the upcoming municipal election? voterlookup.ca allows electors to confirm whether they are on the Preliminary List of Electors, used to prepare the Voters’ List for election day.

 

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:

Register for the FMTA Condo Tenants Association Webinar! April 15th at 7pm

The Federation of Metro Tenants Associations (FMTA) is helping with the formation of a Condo Tenants Association in Toronto. We will be holding a webinar on Tues April 15, from 7.00pm to 8.00pm to discuss the details of the Condo TA and why it is being put together.

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.