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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.

New Resource: A Guide to Living with Pests: Identification, Regulation and Treatment Options

Check out the FMTA's latest resource on living wih those creepy crawler: pests!  

Bed Bugs, ants, cockroaches, mice...we've got the 411 on all of them as well as info on identification, regulation and treatment options.  Download the guide today here.

New Resource: A Guide to Development and Planning at the City of Toronto

Check out the FMTA's latest resource on navigating the long and complex development and planning process at the City of Toronto!

An overview of the process, the role of tenants, City Councillors, provisions protecting rental housing...it's all here!

RIP Bonnie Briggs and Nick Volk

Two key housing advocates have passed away recently - Bonnie Briggs and Nick Volk.

New Resource: The Fire Code - An Overview for Tenants

Check out the FMTA's latest resource on navigating the Fire Prevention Office and Fire Safety laws for tenants.

Fire Doors, alarms, fire escapes, and extinguishers - it's all here. 

In the aftermath of the Grenfell fire in the UK, many tenants have been curious about fire safety and the way to lodge complaints and get inspections.

RIP Howard Tessler (1952 - 2017)

Longtime tenant advocate and FMTA employee Howard Tessler passed away this morning.  

Tenant Association Profile: Centurion Properties Tenant Association

The Centurion Properties Tenants Association represents tenants at 1731, 1735 and 1739 Victoria Park Ave. The blog for the CPTA provides information and updates pertaining to each building as well as general Centurion news.

City to review rules for apartment temperatures after heat wave

After an unseasonably warm September in Toronto that left some tenants sweltering in their units, the city will look at changing the requirements for landlords.

 

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