FMTA News

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.

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.

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!

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.

 

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).

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?

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!

 

Strength in Numbers: How Tenants Can Organize a Tenants Association

A tenant-led, neighbourhood wide campaign, including a rent strike, has resulted in victory for tenants in Parkdale.

 

Ontario's Fair Housing Plan- August Update

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

 

1. Expanding rent control to all private rental units in Ontario, including those built after 1991.