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.

Registration is Now Open for the November 18 and 25, 2017 Tenant School!

Are you a tenant living in Toronto? Do you have questions about your rights under the law?  Have you ever thought of working with your neighbours to start a tenants association?

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.  

More Changes under Ontario's Fair Housing Plan - Sept 2017

On April 20, 2017 The government of Ontario passed the Fair Housing Plan which sets out the following major protections for tenants:

Tenant Association Profile: Royal York Gardens Tenant Association

The Royal York Gardens Tenant Association was established to provide advocacy and services for the Tenants living at Royal York Gardens (1137, 1139 and 1141 Royal York Gardens).

Tips for First-time Student Renters!

With September and back-to-school season around the corner, here are some useful tips for first-time student renters. Remember that students can either get free legal help from a Community Legal clinic or call our tenant hotline at 416-921-9494!

 

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