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.

Bed Bug Story in Now Toronto

Bed bugs!

From Now Toronto April 28-May 5, 2009

"There is a resurgence right across North America, Europe, Australia and other parts of the world. Bedbugs are resilient and can develop resistance to pesticides. We've had a 60- to 70-year reprieve.

Annual General Meeting

May 30, 2009 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

FMTA'S 35th Annual General Meeting.  Come for the coffee, stay for the elections.  This year's meeting will include committee reports, our keynote speaker (TBA), member motions, elections, and more!

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

To renew your membership in advance of the meeting, or for more information, please call 416-646-1772.

FMTA in the News!

FMTA Staff Posing for the Star

The FMTA was featured in a variety of media in March and April of this year.

Our submission to Miloon Kothari, the UN Special Rapporteur on Housing

UN Special Rapporteur on Housing

Through our Tenant Hotline, Outreach & Organizing Team, and Tenant Education workshops, we consistently hear from tenants about some of the most egregious violations of tenant protection legislation in Ontario.

Our submission to the Ontario Human Rights Commission about Human Rights in Rental Housing

Ontario Human Rights Commission

The Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations recently submited its position on human rights and rental housing to the Ontario Human Rights Commission. See the attached document for our six recomendations.

The Residential Tenancies Act replaced the Tenant Protection Act on January 31st, 2007

 The  Residential Tenancies Act replaced the  Tenant Protection Act on January 3

The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) was proclaimed on January 31st, 2007. It replaces the Tenant Protection Act.


As of January 31st 2007:

World Urban Forum

"The World Urban Forum, held every two years, was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization in a world where half of humanity lives in cities and where in the next 50 years that proportion is expected to reach two-thirds of the global population..."

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