FMTA News

Affordable Housing: Lessons For a New Decade of Housing Policy in Toronto

The City of Toronto is preparing a Housing Plan for the coming decade. As Toronto’s housing crisis deepens and the past decade’s housing plan draws to a close, what lessons need to be learned?

Call for Nominations! Join the FMTA Board of Directors!

Do you believe in advocating for tenants? Do you have skills and knowledge that can help benefit one of the most influential tenants’ rights agencies in Toronto? Do you know someone who should be on our Board of Directors?

If so please consider putting in a Nomination for the FMTA Board of Directors or encouraging someone else to submit a nomination!

Announcing The Second Annual FMTA Tenant Awards!

Do you know a tenant has worked to better the lives of tenants in our city? A person who has made an outstanding contribution to the well-being and future of Toronto renters? Who has made an impact on your community? Who has fought discrimination? Built community? Who has inspired you?

 

Sign up for the upcoming Tenant School- March 30 and April 6!

We are pleased to offer a Spring edition of our popular Tenant School program, a free, two-day intensive training for tenants. Lawyers and other experts teach courses on your rights under the law, advocacy, and tenant organizing and working with government / decision-makers.

CHECK IF YOUR HOME IS LISTED ON THE N12 REGISTRY

A N12- is a government form, that a landlord can give a tenant. It’s an eviction notice (a warning letter) which asks a tenant to vacate their unit for landlord or purchaser’s own use as well as for the use of select family members.

 

Reasonable Doubt: Winter Tips for Tenants

Winter brings special considerations for tenants. Although the laws surrounding residential tenancies do not change with the seasons, some issues are more prevalent during Canada’s chilly months.

Toronto ACORN - Rally for Affordable Housing - December 4th

Please see the following from Toronto ACORN:

Toronto is quickly becoming a city only for rich people and developers - $1500 a month for rent isn't affordable!

Toronto Tenant Associations invited to Toronto Council on Aging AGM

Learn more about the OASIS Seniro Supportive living project in Kingston and latest efforst to bring supportive living projects to Toronto...

“Changing Perceptions of Aging”

Wednesday, December 5, 2018