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.

Policy on Human Rights and Rental Housing -Ontario Human Rights Commission

See this important policy paper from Barbara Hall and Cherie Robertson of the Ontario Human Rights Commission

www.ohrc.on.ca

Toronto is the least affordable city for housing in Canada

According to the 2009 report, Vital Signs by the Toronto Community Foundation, Toronto's housing is the least affordable in Canada. The report, issued this week, is a detailed account of Toronto's social health. The report can be accessed here.

FMTA in the News!

THe FMTA was quoted in the Toronto Star, speaking about the new Ontario Human Rights Commission's Policy on Rental Housing.  Read the story here.

HST letter to Finance Minister

  The Honourable Dwight Duncan

 May 21, 2009

 Dear Minister,

The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations has been a voice for tenants for over thirty five years.  We wish to express some views on the Harmonized Sales Tax as it affects tenants.

New! Smart Sub-Metering Resources

A number of new Smart Sub-Metering resources have been added to the Resources Section of the FMTA website including samples letters, a FMTA flyer and a tenant tip sheet.

To access those resources click here.

Questions, Answers and Info about the smart meter decision

Tenant Tip Sheet - August 2009 - Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Has your landlord asked you to agree to take on electricity bills?

Just say no...to smart sub-metering!

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