FMTA News

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

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.

Tenants Say that Flimsy Law Leaves Door Open for "Renovictions"

A group of tenants evicted from their homes at 795 College Street for renovations  are shocked that their landlord was legally able to kick them out and re-rent their apartments to new tenants, at substantially higher rents.

Announcing June 2018 Toronto Tenant School: Registration is Now Closed!

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?

Ombudsman Recommends Changes to Toronto's Winter Respite Services, Following Enquiry

Following a recent enquiry into two aspects of the City of Toronto’s Winter Respite Services, the Toronto Ombudsman made several recommendations to improve both internal and public facing communications as well as enhancements to conditions in several such facilities.

New Resource! The FMTA Tenant Organizing Manual - Now Available in Chinese!

New!  The FMTA's Tenant Organizing Manual, now available translated in Chinese!

Download a copy today by clicking here!

Ontario Taking Action to Improve Elevator Availability

The government has announced an action plan that would make Ontario the first jurisdiction in the world to establish standards for elevator repair timelines. This proposal will have far-reaching consequences for tenants living in the province’s many highrise apartments.

Above Guideline Rent Increases: The Law Has Changed

On January 1, 2018, two changes to the Residential Tenancies Act that relate to the landlord’s Application for a Rent Increase above the Guideline