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.

Ombudsman Recommends Changes to Toronto's Winter Respite Services, Following Enquiry

Following a recent enquiry into two aspects of the City of Toronto’s Winter Respite Services, the Toronto Ombudsman made several recommendations to improve both internal and public facing communications as well as enhancements to conditions in several such facilities.

New Resource! The FMTA Tenant Organizing Manual - Now Available in Chinese!

New!  The FMTA's Tenant Organizing Manual, now available translated in Chinese!

Download a copy today by clicking here!

Announcing The First Annual FMTA Tenant Awards!

Do you know a tenant has worked to better the lives of tenants in our city? A person who has made an outstanding contribution to the well-being and future of Toronto renters? Who has made an impact on your community? Who has fought discrimination? Built community? Who has inspired you?

 

Ontario Taking Action to Improve Elevator Availability

The government has announced an action plan that would make Ontario the first jurisdiction in the world to establish standards for elevator repair timelines. This proposal will have far-reaching consequences for tenants living in the province’s many highrise apartments.

Above Guideline Rent Increases: The Law Has Changed

On January 1, 2018, two changes to the Residential Tenancies Act that relate to the landlord’s Application for a Rent Increase above the Guideline

New Resource: The FMTA's Guide to Renovations: What Tenants Need to Know

Guide to Renovations in PDF

Check out the FMTA's latest resource on (almost) everything a tenant needs to know about renovations!

Tenant Association Profile: 100 Wellesley Street Tenant Association

The 100 Wellesley Tenants Association provides representation for the tenants living in that building. Tenants are welcome to join and can approach the association with concerns ranging from repairs and bedbugs through harassment. The website lists news and announcements and is available at:

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