Mission

The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit Organization which advocates for better rights for Tenants. Founded in 1974, we are the oldest and largest Tenant Federation in Canada. The FMTA is comprised of affiliated Tenant Associations and of individual Members. We have over 3,000 members and continue to grow.

FMTA Releases New Report on Rent Control!

Despite there being much disagreement on the topic of rent control, this paper put together by Phillip Mendonca- Vieira is a comprehensive sweep that starts with the empirical evidence at our disposal and aims to have a serious discussion about the  benefits, drawbacks and impacts of rent control.

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

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.

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