FMTA News

What Are My Tenant Rights after a Building/ Apartment Fire?

The 6-alarm fire at 650 Parliament Street has displaced over 1500 tenants. Many tenants are struggling to find accommodations, retrieve possessions and understand their rights.

 

How Toronto Landlords Use "Renovictions" to Force out Tenants

Renoviction refers to a situation where a landlord evicts a tenant under the guise of needing to complete major renovations requiring the tenants to move out, and then re-lists the apartment for more than the original rent.

VECC Intervenes in Hydro One Remotes

Hydro One remotes serves remote communities, usually through in-community diesel generators. They applied to increase their rates for 2018.

 

Vulnerable Energy Consumer Coalition Achieves $8 Million in Savings for Low-Income Energy Consumers

Vulnerable Energy Consumers’ Coalition (VECC) advocates for the interest of low-income energy consumers. In recent decisions released between January - June 2018, VECC obtained approximately $8 million in savings for consumers relative to what utilities requested.

Registration is Now Open for the November 10 and 17, 2018 Tenant School- Free Training For Tenants!

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?

Congratulations to "Tessler" winners from the First Annual FMTA Tenant Awards

Congratulations to all Tessler winners of the first annual FMTA Tenant Awards.  

We got lots of nominations from around the City.  It's obvious that many tenants are doing amazing things in their communities!

Winners this year included:

Betty Ann Van Gastel - Perseverance Award

Natalie Hundt - Campaign Award

Liza Butcher - Courage Award

St Paul's Riding Election Debate!

The Toronto St. Paul’s Tenants’ Associations Network invites you to the Toronto St. Paul’s Candidates Meeting, where you will have the opportunity to learn where YOUR Provincial candidates stand on today’s Tenant issues such as Above Guideline Increases (AGIs), Renovictions, the Landlord and Tenant Board, etc.

FMTA 2018 Annual General Meeting!

Hello Members and Friends!

Join the FMTA for our 44nd Annual General Meeting on Saturday June 23rd, 2018 at 10am.

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

 All FMTA AGM's include:

Call for Nominations! Join the FMTA Board of Directors!

Are you interested in running 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!

Nominations can be submitted to fmta@torontotenants.org or via mail to the Nominations Committee at: