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.

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.

Victory for Parkdale Tenants: Metcap Agrees to Lower Rent Increases

Tenants from the Parkdale neighbourhood say that they have won a number of concessions from their landlord at the conclusion of a Rent Strike that began May 1. The landlord, Metcap Living, has agreed to lower rent increases and provide a schedule for repairs.

Tenants of an East York Apartment Building Extatic After Landlord Reverses Position on Illegal Airconditioning Fee

Residents of an East York building are delighted that their landlord has revised a decision to charge them an illegal air-conditioning fee. Following a CBC investigation, Capreit has informed tenants that the $125 air-conditioning charge for the summer does not have to be paid.

Tenant Association Profile: Leaside Towers Tenant Association

The Leaside Towers Tenant Association was established in 1980 and serves as the voice of tenants living at 85/95 Thorncliffe Park Drive. Volunteers organize events, provide resources and hold regular meetings to work to improve conditions in their buildings and to provide tenants an avenue to get involved.

Tenant Association Profile: Widdicombe Place Tenant Association

The Widdicombe Place Tenant Association was established To represent the tenants of Widdicombe Place in Etobicoke. The TA advocates for residents and also holds training and other social events for members while raising issues with Realstar Management.

FMTA 2017 Annual General Meeting!

Hello Members and Friends!

Join the FMTA for our 43nd Annual General Meeting on Saturday June 24th, 2017 at 10am.

Location: 120 Carlton St - Party Room. Corner of Jarvis and Carlton St. Closest station is College Subway.

 All FMTA AGM's include:

Tenants’ religious rights violated by Brampton landlord who refused to remove shoes

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has awarded $12,000 to a Muslim couple, who claimed their landlord failed to accommodate their prayer times and notify the wife when she was home alone before bringing in prospective new tenants for apartment viewings.

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