FMTA News

87 Jameson Tenants Fight Back to Challenge Rent Increases and Disrepair

Residents of 87 Jameson in Parkdale are fiercely protesting both the state of disrepair of their building and concurrent exorbitant rent increases.

Toronto Man Says He Was Denied Room to Rent due to Muslim Ban

Denying someone housing in Toronto based on their country of origin, race and religion is illegal, tenant advocates say stories about discrimination in the rental market are all too common.

Millennials denied Toronto condo rental due to their age

It's tough enough finding a decent place to rent in Toronto's red-hot housing market, but it's proving even harder for at least two millennials who say they've just been denied a condo rental because of their age.

Toronto tenants crushed by rent hike exemptions

The tightening of Toronto’s rental market, which has reached record-low vacancy rates, is being felt most acutely by the residents of newly built condos, which are exempt from rent controls.

Tenant Association Profile: The Forest Park Circle Tenants' Association

The Forest Park Circle Tenants Association represents tenants living at 1850 Rathburn and 4500 Ponytail Dr. in Mississauga.

Tenant Association: High Park Tenants Association

The High Park Tenants Association is a volunteer tenant group that works on behalf of tenants to improve welfare, safety and quality of life. Created in the 1980s, it includes 10 buildings and 28 townhouses.

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.

Queen's Park Brings in Inclusionary Zoning

In another victory for tenants, the Province has passed legislation that will allow Cities to do Inclusionary Zoning.

Landlord Licensing Passes City Council

In a stunning victory for tenant advocates, Landlord Licensing has passed City Council.