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.

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: Widdicombe Place Tenant Association

The Widdicombe Place Tenant Association was established To represent the tenants of Widdicombe Place in Etobicoke. The TA advocates for residents and also holds training and other social events for members while raising issues with Realstar Management.

FMTA 2017 Annual General Meeting!

Hello Members and Friends!

Join the FMTA for our 43nd Annual General Meeting on Saturday June 24th, 2017 at 10am.

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

 All FMTA AGM's include:

Tenants’ religious rights violated by Brampton landlord who refused to remove shoes

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has awarded $12,000 to a Muslim couple, who claimed their landlord failed to accommodate their prayer times and notify the wife when she was home alone before bringing in prospective new tenants for apartment viewings.

Questions and Answers: Ontario's Fair Housing Plan

Ontario's Fair Housing Plan was announced on April 20th and includes a whole host of changes to tenant laws.  Below are answers to some common questions that the FMTA has recieved since the Provincial announcement.


Q: When do the proposed changes take effect?

Upcoming Tenant School- Empowering Tenants Through Education

UPDATE: Registration is now closed for the June Tenant School sessions.

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