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 in September

Coming Soon! FMTA's ED Geordie Dent speaking with CP24 about tenant rights.
Watch for it on the "Know Your Rights" section of CP24's website.

FMTA "State of the Unit" Report Released

State of the Unit cover

The report focuses on recent issues that have been particularly
significant for tenants across Toronto including repairs, affordability,
bed bugs, hoarding and discrimination. It reviews a number of reports
on poverty in Toronto, and how socio-economic factors like affordability
and gentrification shape neighbourhoods in the city, access to

Reminder - Register for Tenant Summit this Weekend

Just a friendly reminder to register for the 2011 Tenant Summit if you have not done so already. Info on registration below.

Joe Fiorito from the Toronto Star will be speaking at this year's summit, while tenants will also be able to access workshops, some film screenings and discussions on tenancy issues in our City.

October 1st, 2011

voteforhousing.ca - up and running!

The Vote for Housing website www.voteforhousing.ca is now up and running. You can find the four housing fact sheets, September 8 housing debate flyer and Vote for Housing's Statement on Livable and Affordable Housing for candidates and parties on the site.

Provincial Election Housing Fact Sheets - By Social Planning Toronto and voteforhousing.ca

A message from Social Planning Toronto:  "Please find attached Social Planning Toronto and Vote for Housing's four housing election fact sheets. We hope that you will find them a useful resource in your provincial election organizing work and in raising housing issues at all-candidates meetings, with community and neighbours and with the candidates at the door.

Guideline Amount Released for 2012 - 3.1%

From The Canadian Press:

Ontario's governing Liberals say if they are re-elected this fall they will change the way the province's rent increase rate is set after it took one of the biggest jumps in years Friday.

International Tenants Month! September 3rd to October 3rd - Updated!

This year, the FMTA is teaming up with several organizations in the GTA to hold our first annual International Tenants Day!

What is International Tenants Day?

International Tenants Day is an annual event coordinated by the Swedish-based International Union of Tenants. It aims to promote tenant rights around the world while creating awareness of tenant issues.

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