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.

FMTA in the News!

The FMTA was featured in a variety of news stories in the past month!

FMTA service users report back!

The FMTA takes deals directly with over 30,000 clients a year through our Hotline, Education and Outreach services.  Every now and then we get feedback from our clients as to how they feel about our services...

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Dear Tenant Hotline,

Keep Toronto a Quality City! Depute at City Committees!

The City of Toronto is currently reviewing consultant reports which they have commissioned to find savings in the Toronto City budget. The City is facing a shortfall between $400-$750 million for next years budget.

The consultant reports (compiled by the firm KPMG) have been released throughout this week and last and can be read here:

Air-Conditioners and The Law

As the warm weather approaches, tensions can often heat up between landlords and tenants over the question of air conditioners. The law can be a bit confusing on this issue.

 

 

Here are the goods.

 

Ontario Housing Tribunal Issues a Report “Opening the Door to Fairer Housing Ads”

A person is not covered under the Residential Tenancies Act until they are officially a tenant in a building, but discrimination prevents many people from securing rental housing in the first place. Barbara Hall, the Chief Commissioner if the Ontario Housing Tribunal, issued a statement about discriminatory housing advertisements following an extensive review of sites with housing listings.

Reportback from the FMTA 2011 Annual General Meeting

The Federation of Metro Tenants' Association held our Annual General Meeting this Saturday, June 11. Members of the Board of Directors, staff, tenants and tenant association reps assembled to report back on the initiatives of the past year, elect new members to the Board, and to plan for the coming year.

Tenants’ Rights Workshop for Newcomers & Service‐Providers

The Federation of Metro Tenants Associations, East Downtown Toronto Local Immigration Partnership and the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture present:

Information on Tenants Rights for Newcomers to Canada

 

 

 

 

 

Come and learn about:

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