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 Landlord and Tenant Board Penalizes the Poor

This opinion piece in Now Magazine convincingly argues that already cash strapped tenants should not be further penalized by the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Peer Educator position with Dream Team available!

Position: Peer Educator, 1 available position

Tenants: Dissatisfied with Services by your Electricity or Natural Gas Provider?

If you already filed a complaint against your energy or natural gas provider, Option consommateurs wants to hear from you! 

Option consommateurs wants to get in touch with people that in the last year: 

We've Been Evicted!

Dear friends,

It saddens us to inform you that the FMTA has recently been evicted from our space at 27 Carlton St.

The landlord asked for a 30% increase and when we asked for at least 30 days notice to prepare for the increase...they gave us notice to move instead.

International Tenants Day 2015! Oct 22nd Forum on Repairs in Housing!

Join the FMTA for our 5th annual International Tenants’ Day event – a forum on repairs in housing presented with the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership.

New Housing website Highlights Plight of Canadian Tenants

Voters in Canada’s 4 million renter households have a new tool they can use to grill candidates on affordable housing in October’s federal election.

2015 Federal Election: Housing and Homelessness Election Guide

Homelessness has grown to be a large problem in Canada, right about the time that the federal government’s investment in affordable housing declined. Over the last 25 years investments have declined by over 46%, from $115 to $60 annually per Canadian. Today, over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness in a year and nearly 1 in 5 households are facing extreme housing affordability issues.

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