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.

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.

Landlord-aid company boss, exposed by FMTA, guilty on 11 charges

Last year the FMTA was instrumental in exposing Jennifer Rose Smith, head of Toronto-based Landlord Source Centre, for breaching the privacy of over 1400 tenants on-line.  Ms.

More City Councillor Housing Survey Results

Unfortunately the FMTA did not receive all of the Municipal Election Housing Surveys by the deadline, so we were unable to include all of the candidates' responses.  Attached you will find the answers and grades of candidates who sent in their surveys after our report card deadline.

FMTA Press Release: Mayoral Candidates Leave Toronto Tenants Defenseless

TORONTO - The Federation of Metro Tenants Associations (FMTA), along with other Toronto housing advocates are demanding more respect for tenants from Mayoral candidates in this municipal election.

Today, the FMTA released the results of a six-question survey that asked Mayoral and Council candidates for their vision for housing in the City of Toronto.

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