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.

Hotline down for Maintenance

Due ot issues with our VoIP provider, our hotline service is down for maintenance. We anticipate the system will be back shortly. 

In the meantime, if you have any hotline questions please direct them to our email: [email protected]

Affordable Housing: Lessons For a New Decade of Housing Policy in Toronto

The City of Toronto is preparing a Housing Plan for the coming decade. As Toronto’s housing crisis deepens and the past decade’s housing plan draws to a close, what lessons need to be learned?

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.


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.


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.

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