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.

Support Tenants! Stop Cuts to Tenant Services!

Dear Friends,

Tenants in Toronto desperately need your help.  Tenant services could be cut in the 2012 budget

"Tenants Catch Break With Lowest Hike Ever": January 2011


The Tillsonburg News:Tenants catch break with lowest hike ever By ANTONELLA ARTUSO, QMI Agency


Ontario renters will catch an election-year break, with the lowest allowable rent hike in the 35-year history of rent control.

Ontario Ombudsman's Office Calls for Improvements in Toronto's Property Standards Department: Nov. 2010

A recent report from the Ontario Ombudsman’s Office proposes positive changes to how MLS (Property Standards) complaints are dealt with. Read on to find out more about how this may impact all Toronto tenants.

MPP Gilles Bisson Calls for Rent Control: Dec. 8, 2010

The following is an excerpt from a speech given by MPP Gilles Bisson at the Ontario Legislature on Dec. 8, 2010.  MPP Bisson was speaking about rent control during a debate on the government's Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy Act.

Add Your Name to the FMTA Agent List!!!

Are you a licensed paralegal or lawyer?  Interested in helping tenants fight Above Guideline Increases at the Landlord and Tenant Board?

The FMTA's Outreach and Organizing team is looking to your add name to our Agent List!

FMTA Response to Toronto Sun Column

On Nov. 18th an opinion piece in the Toronto Sun criticized the services provided by the Federation of Metro Tenants Associations.

The FMTA board would like to clarify some of the inaccuracies in the article, how the FMTA operates and how we are saving taxpayers and tenants money in Toronto.

FMTA Helps Tenant Get Building Audited

155 Springhurst building

The FMTA has recently helped a tenant get maintenance done on their building through the help of Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre (PARC) and the City's Municipal Licensing and Standards Municipal Residential Audit Building (MRAB) Program.

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