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 Annual General Meeting 2016!

Hello Members and Friends!

Join the FMTA for our 42nd Annual General Meeting on Saturday June 18th, 2016 at 1pm.

Location: 120 Carlton St - Party Room. Corner of Jarvis and Carlton St. Closest station is College Subway.

 All FMTA AGM's include:

Introducing: The New FMTA Tenant Association Toolkit

The FMTA is proud to present our newest publication - The Tenant Association Toolkit.

The Toolkit is chalked full of information on starting a tenant association along with amazing tools to help maintain one: newsletter templates, info on how to open a TA bank account, sign up and membership form tempaltes, etc.

New Membership Fee Structure

The FMTA Board of Directors has approved a new fee structure for FMTA members.  Now it's more affordable than ever for Tenant Associations to become members of the FMTA.

Membership dues for the FMTA are now:

Individual - $20 / year
Senior, Student, Unemployed - $5 / year
Supporter/Organization Member - $50 / year
Tenants' Association:

Provincial Government Discriminating Against Pets: Sign the Petition!

Recently proposed amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act would further disadvantage tenants who are pet-owners and animal lovers and goes a long way in demonstrating the government’s lack of compassion and care for animals.

 

Proposed Changes To Residential Tenancies Act Has Advocates Alarmed

A number of proposed changes have alarmed tenants and tenant advocates. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has put forward a range of proposals such as:

 

Toronto considers apartment licensing to crack down on bad landlords

Toronto is contemplating a licensing system for apartment buildings — similar to the city’s Dine Safe restaurant program — to give inspectors more teeth when landlords fail to meet minimum property standards.

2016 Federal Budget Boosts Funding for Affordable Housing

People who provide and advocate for affordable housing have been positive about the

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