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.

New Resource: The FMTA's Guide to Renovations: What Tenants Need to Know

Guide to Renovations in PDF

Check out the FMTA's latest resource on (almost) everything a tenant needs to know about renovations!

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.

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!

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

Tenant Association Profile: 100 Wellesley Street Tenant Association

The 100 Wellesley Tenants Association provides representation for the tenants living in that building. Tenants are welcome to join and can approach the association with concerns ranging from repairs and bedbugs through harassment. The website lists news and announcements and is available at:

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